Saturday, July 11, 2015

Front Five - 11.07.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
The most quiet Saturday of the year for rugby union…
Douglas has failed to settle in Dublin and after an indifferent debut season

Douglas eager to return to Australia 'real soon'

Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

“Both matches against Ireland will be physical encounters, both at home and away, and it should be ideal preparation ahead of the World Cup,” said Gatland.

Wales v Ireland World Cup warm-up clash on course for Millennium Stadium sell-out with 60,000 tickets sold

Simon Thomas - WalesOnline

His first task as Ulster coach will be August’s interprovincial series
Neil Treacy -

"What we learn from [rugby league] is the actual detail on the execution. We've learned loads" - Mike Ford
Blood and Mud

Granted, the defences don't look particularly hostile in these clips, but Curle still shows magical feet here.

USA move closer to rugby world domination after uncovering this explosive stepper

Will Slattery -

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