Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Front Five - 14.07.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
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at Ireland’s RWC2015 chances
“I went away and had a great holiday, got married, enjoyed myself, put the feet up and enjoyed a bit of sunshine. Pre-season is as tough as ever, if not tougher."

Tommy Bowe endures pre-season pain with World Cup in focus

John O'Sullivan - Irish Times

The men's team have cruised through their tournaments so far but the realisation that they are yet to face quality opposition is very real according to Eddy, who is both teams' coach.

'Massive step up' for Ireland Sevens sides as race for Rio gets serious

Cian Treacy - Irish Independent

We as TV fans...have...never had it so good on the rugby front, ‘Super Saturday’ is to me the greatest day of the sporting year.
@funontheshore - EatSleepRugby

"(England) are running him at centre, but there is the ability that if Sam was on the bench, for example, he could also play back-row if they need it."
Sky Sports

Much like Westmeath on Sunday though, we switched off for 30 seconds and it was curtains. Two girl tries in the space of a minute, and we were handsomely beaten.

‘What’s left, ref?’ – The running diary of an unfit man at a tag rugby festival

Neil Treacy - The42.ie

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