Monday, August 17, 2015

Front Five - 17.08.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Later today on HarpinOnRugby…
Your first chance to enter our latest “unriggable raffle”
plus our #IRLvSCO match writeup
is titled “Sophomore Slump”


Les Kiss particularly will be disappointed by the concession of another three tries for the second week in a row, and afterwards Schmidt noted they only conceded three in the entirety of last season’s successful Six Nations defence.


Error-strewn victory gives Schmidt much to ponder

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

“I don’t know how many coaches would show the kind of faith that Joe has shown in me."

Nathan White relieved to make Ireland Test debut

Ciaran Donaghy - Belfast Newsletter

"In Ireland, I would have grown up with an ‘up and out’ defence, but we’re actually going ‘up and in’ with Grenoble."

‘Some day I’d love to coach in Ireland’ – Jackman driving Grenoble forward

Murray Kinsella -

"This was to try and ensure the impact on local residents and the community was kept to a minimum following the match which kicked off at the later time of 20:00hrs.

Hannah Furness - Telegraph


Paul O'Connell pushes Simon Zebo over, scaring him into scoring try

Rugby Onslaught

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