Thursday, July 02, 2015

Front Five - 02.07.15

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

Lots happening on HoR today...
* We announce the winners of our Rugby League Ireland comp
* Upcoming rugby on Irish TV
* Big Joe Shep is back with his take on Leinster coaching position
stay tuned to our social media channels!

At the moment, the biggest difference between the two hemispheres is the time internationals spend together.

Why A Global Rugby Calendar Would Be A Massive Boost To Irish Rugby

Conor O'Leary -

Ireland will have two referees at the tournament , George Clancy and John Lacey, and they have been handed three games each at the pool stages.

Nigel Owens to take charge of Ireland v France

John O'Sullivan - Irish Times

The Hurricanes will farewell a number of players this weekend including Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu who are both heading overseas.
Scotty - SuperRugby Tips

The record deal is a further boost to World Rugby’s mission to grow and inspire new participants and audiences around the globe
The Telegraph

His dedicated service to Munster throughout his career has made him a cult hero

Giant banner dedicated to Paul O'Connell unveiled in Limerick

Irish Independent

Feel free to share any interesting links you spot yourself about t’internet by email, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, blog comment or carrier pigeon – whatever works for you. JLP
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