Sunday, December 14, 2014

Front Five - 14.12.14

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

"The message at half time was to be patient because although we didn’t get on the scoreboard in the first half we felt there was room there."

Conor O’Shea takes positives as battling Quins fall short in Ireland

Tim Lewis - Telegraph

Since they returned from the World Cup in August, the squad have been without a coaching staff and have not had a collective training session.

Women's game deserves to be given a level playing field

Aisling Crowe - Independent

20-year-old scrum-half Caoilin Blade comes away the hero as the second of his two tries arrived in the 77th minute

Although enforced change sits outside the organisation's remit, the fact World Rugby sent top brass to speak with the influential Samoan leader suggests the issue will not disappear 
Liam Napier -

...the video referee had said it wasn’t on the eyes but Poite seemed to have misheard him

Rugby Shemozzle Alert!

Mark Farrelly -

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