Sunday, July 19, 2015

Front Five - 19.07.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Congrats to both the Irish men’s and women’s 7s
On reaching their respective QFs in Lisbon
The gifted playmaker is set to sign a four-year deal to remain in Australian rugby but, as ever, the move comes with additional intrigue.

Quade Cooper chasing sevens Olympic dream after paying exit fee for French contract

Jim Tucker -

"Ireland dominated Pool B thanks to convincing wins over Romania (52-0), Belgium (24-5) and Ukraine (50-0)"

Nine tries for Alison Miller (via

"Coming back like that tonight, when we were down, will give them a lot of self-belief going forward.”
The Guardian (via Reuters)

In the end it wasn’t a bad performance from the Eagles...but the U.S. will need to learn quickly from their mistakes
This Is American Rugby

"One of the charters of the game is everything’s got to be a fair contest and I don’t believe lineout drives are,”

Steve Hansen calls for mauls to be collapsed after “bloody boring” Argentina tries

Neil Treacy (via AFP) -

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