Saturday, June 13, 2015

Front Five - 13.06.15

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

Fingers crossed we'll have working streams for you to watch some Irish Rugby action today...

Click here for Irish Women's 7s (from 9:28am)
Click here for Emerging Ireland (2pm)

With less than 100 days to go until Ireland kick off their World Cup campaign, Joe Schmidt will be keeping a close eye on several players as he looks to finalise his squad.

Big chance for 'Emerging' stars

Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

This European Championship (2015) will be held over two consecutive weekends (Russia, June 13-14, and France, June 20-21). The winning team qualifies for the Olympics.

Women's Squad Named For European Olympic Sevens Qualifier

...this final should be as fun and as anxious as any before.
T Singer - Rugby World

The rugby-style technique lessens the chance of helmet-to-helmet contact, by trying to take the head out of the tackle all together.
DJ Eberle - Rugby WrapUp

Rugby players are supposed to be as hard as nails, and that’s certainly what Ben Ross is known for down under.

Australian rugby player breaks his arm live on TV while arm wrestling

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