Friday, June 12, 2015

Front Five - 12.06.15

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

A resounding BOO!!! to World Rugby for not having cameras at Ireland U20s v Wales U20s next Monday

Click here for the rugby that WILL be on TV next week

...the pool draw for the European Rugby Champions Cup takes place in Neuchâtel, Switzerland next Wednesday (17 June)

Pool Draws for 2015/16 Challenge Cup and Champions Cup

The USA now joins Ireland as the two countries that have officially listed their intentions, while Italy, South Africa and France, have all previously publicly announced their hosting interest.

USA joins Ireland in bidding for 2023 Rugby World Cup

Johnny Watterson - Irish Times

Seedings for next year's competition, which is expected to be hosted by Manchester, will be decided on placings this year so Ireland still have a lot to place for.
John Fallon - Irish Independent

We are sick of seeing our Wallabies head off overseas, and then see us trot out a piss weak bench and lose to the All Blacks by a solitary point.
Jamie Miller - Green And Gold Rugby

...a campaign started in New Zealand is currently raising funds for his young daughter Ayla, who is still in a critical condition.

All Black Players Perform Stirring Tribute To Former Team Mate Jerry Collins At Scene Of Crash

Barry Connaughton -

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