Sunday, November 23, 2014

Front Five - 23.11.14

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

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“We’ll go again against England. You’re not tired when you play for Australia”

Michael Cheika says Wallabies will rebound against England after consecutive Test losses

(The) independent panel of judges (was) chaired by...John Eales and also (comprised) Will Greenwood, Gavin Hastings, Raphael Ibanez, Francois Pienaar, Agustin Pichot, Scott Quinnell, Tana Umaga and Paul Wallace.

Retallick wins Player of the Year

NZ Herald

Schmidt is the best coach since Graham Henry, Leinster are the best team in Europe for a reason and the opposition don't know what to expect when they're playing against his teams. 
Andy Howell - WalesOnline

The victory was Romania’s first of November as they bounced back from defeats to USA and Japan 

[note - both ROM & CAN are in Ireland's RWC2015 pool] 

The Samoan players have been in a tense stand-off with the Samoan Rugby Union in recent months

Great Moment At Twickenham As England Show Solidarity With Samoa

Gary Reilly -

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