Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Front Five - 23.06.15

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

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All of today's Front 5 stories 
come from outside the "Irish bubble"

Editor of sports opinion site The Roar, Patrick Effeney, said the media companies felt there was little benefit in being at the ground because the editorial and commercial restrictions were too great.

Australian media groups opt out of covering Rugby World Cup

Amanda Meade - Irish Times

Strettle...has opted out in order to become familiar with the city and the team before the new season.

David Strettle pulls out of England’s World Cup training squad ahead of move to Clermont

Neil Treacy - The42.ie

Gert Smal, director of rugby at the Cape Town-based Western Province union, met Vermeulen on Monday and did not mince his words.
The Guardian

Kirwan had an unhappy two years in the top job at the Blues, failing to make the finals in his three-year tenure at the club.
The Roar

Eat your heart out, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck and Benji Marshall.

New Zealand schoolboy star Simeon Latu unleashes a devastating sidestep


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