Sunday, August 09, 2015

Front Five - 09.08.15

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


“They have the same template, they didn’t play a huge amount of rugby, the played territory against us and benefited from turnovers.”


Warren Gatland : We made it easy for Ireland

David Kelly - Irish Independent

The ranking is Ireland’s highest ever since the ranking system began in 2003 after moving to third after their 6 Nations triumph in March.

Ireland climb to 2nd in World Rankings

Matt Tewhatu - The Rugby Drum

...while there may have been reasons for broad grins, the Wallabies weren’t wearing them

Michael Cheika tries to keep lid on excitement in wake of Aussie win

Iain Paynten - (via The Aus Daily Telegraph)

“What we have to bear in mind is that when the World Cup starts, a number of teams will have the ability, because of the nature of their pools, to rotate their players."

Paul Rees - The Guardian

“The biggest thing for me, standing back from it - I think we've got the best coach in the world going into it, we've got the best captain." - ROG

Ronan O'Gara And Shane Horgan Outlined The Reasons To Be Positive Going Into The World Cup

PJ Browne

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