Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Front Five - 11.11.14

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.

Later today here on HarpinOnRugby...
how much has Sexton's stock risen?

In the hours after Ireland recorded their famous victory...over 1,800 tickets sold...to bring the total to 37,000

Madigan poised to start for Ireland as ticket sales surge

David Kelly - Irish Independent

They were in danger of dropping out of the top eight as recently as November 2012 but a string of good results under Schmidt has boosted their stock significantly.

Late try means Ireland remain fifth in IRB World Rankings

Brendan Cole - RTÉ Rugby

...in this era of video analysis...when a new innovation comes along...you can be sure someone is ready to return fire. 
Oval Digest

if refereed to the letter of the law by Leighton Hodges...most of the scrums would have in fact been penalties to the USA 
Tier 2 Rugby

[note - Romania are in Ireland's RWC2015 pool; 
we'll be keeping tabs on all four teams between now and then] 

“We are investigating how this error occurred and the piece was amended as soon as it was spotted”

Wales lock Jake Ball listed as ‘Jake Ballsack’ on BBC Sport website


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Taken by JLP from RDS press box on Nov 16, 2019