Saturday, August 15, 2015

Front Five - 15.08.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
 
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"...we can’t hide behind experimentation. We must try to hit the ground running. We can’t afford to waste any time.” Scotland assistant coach Duncan Hodge

 

Scotland told to build up some momentum with Dublin win

 
Andy Newport - (English) Independent



"...the figures that were bandied about in the media of €50 million are so totally off the wall that I don’t know where they came from.” Philip Browne, the IRFU chief executive
 

IRFU confirm new sponsor to replace Three in May 2016

 
Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times



"The strong support of the national team at the Aviva Stadium remains a vital source of revenue for the Union and contributes massively to the IRFU's ability to provide funding to all levels of the game in Ireland." IRFU honorary treasurer Tom Grace
 

IRFU reveals funding boost for provinces and clubs

 
RTE Sport



Taken together, a great deal of mystery surrounds the two teams at present.

Tom Sunderland - Bleacher Report



It's stirring stuff and we can't wait to see what the good folk out in Ballymount have in store for us over the six-week tournament.
 

Stirring Rugby World Cup promo from TV3 will have you itching for September 18

 
Kevin McGillicuddy - SportsJOE.ie
 


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