Thursday, August 13, 2015

Front Five - 13.08.15

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


Although normally a No 8, Schmidt may deploy Conan on the blindside, with Sean O'Brien at the base of the scrum and Chris Henry expected to play at openside when he names his team at 1.50 today.


Jack Conan set for debut against Scotland as Ian Madigan and Gordon D'Arcy get chance

Ruairidh O'Connor - Irish Independent

Bent was parachuted into the Ireland squad before he had even played a provincial match. The outcry was deafening.

Michael Bent bounces back after overcoming early struggles

John O'Sullivan - Irish Times

The clash between the southern hemisphere champions and the northern hemisphere winners will take place on February 6.

Highlanders to play Toulon in Hong Kong

Hayden Meikle - Otago Daily Times

Referee Poite and his crew failed to detect a clear forward pass to the try scorer, which is not good enough at this level.

Jonathan Kaplan - Rate The Ref

Put us down for four boxes of traditional Fijian medicine please.

New Zealand winger Waisake Naholo says broken leg healed in four days thanks to miracle treatment

Darragh Murphy -

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