Thursday, June 18, 2015

Front Five - 18.06.15

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

Click here for the reaction to the Euro draw on the HoR Facebook page

...between them, defending champions Toulon, Leinster, Wasps and Bath have won this competition nine times.

O’Connell to make swift return as Leinster meet Toulon

John O'Sullivan - Irish Times

...although he left the stadium without a sling, his participation at the World Cup hinges on the results of an X-ray which was carried out last night in Georgia.

Fresh arm injury leaves Ruddock's World Cup hanging in balance

Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

European Rugby said it had chosen the 2017 host city now to give organisers greater preparation time.
BBC Sport

...there has been widespread assumption and reporting within the international rugby media that the more ‘stringent enforcement’ of the specified Laws will take effect immediately.
Brett McKay - The Roar

Enesei will actually have even further to travel than the Irish sideside to get to their “home” ground in the competition.

From the Sportsground to Sochi – Connacht’s 7,500km round trip to Russia broken down

Neil Treacy -

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