Sunday, August 16, 2015

Front Five - 16.08.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
 
Check our our “8-0-reviews” from yesterday’s action…

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Had the try count…been, say, six instead of four...the coach would have been reaching for the wet blanket to calm the expectations of the natives.

 

Schmidt pleased to see room for improvement

 
Brendan Fanning - Irish Independent



To go straight from pre-season to International rugby is a big step, but there was much to admire in the attitude and tactical approach of Scotland and despite losing (again)
 

Ireland 28-22 Scotland

 
Rory Baldwin - Scottish Rugby Blog



It was good in parts and it was messy in patches. It was a typical warmup game.
 

England alright on opening night but room to improve before the cull

 
Eddie Butler - Guardian



Earth to Michael Cheika. Welcome back. Buckle up ... this landing is going to hurt.
Wallabies smashed by All Blacks as Richie McCaw is farewelled a winner
Phil Lutton - Sydney Morning Herald



DHL could not have delivered it better.
 

Ian Madigan Connects With Perfect Cross Kick For Decisive Try Against Scotland

 
PJ Browne - Balls.ie
 


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