Monday, August 10, 2015

Front Five - 10.08.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
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Later today on HoR…
Our Wales v Ireland writeup
is titled “Rank Insiders”


“At this stage, it’s out of my control. You’re aware of these things but you can only control what’s in your realm and what was going on on the pitch.”


Felix Jones sees good points but concedes there is work to be done

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

...there was an almost inexpressible sense of grief for one of Irish rugby's most popular characters and, as he had proved in the time he had spent on the field, someone capable of providing the X-factor needed to spark any side.

A world of pain for O'Donnell

David Kelly - Irish Independent

Everything Ireland do now is built towards excelling in Pool D of the World Cup and another cohesive display against Scotland is part of that plan.

Captain O’Connell set to be unleashed as Ireland turn to Scotland Test

Murray Kinsella -

“I thought (Moriarty) played pretty well, got into the game and made some good carries in that second half and showed some good footwork as well,” said Gatland.

Steve James - Telegraph lift Morgan clean off the ground and march him back a good five or six yards was something special from the 29-year-old.

Richard Strauss' mammoth tackle on Tyler Morgan

Rob Lyons - Pundit Arena

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