Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Front Five 18.08.15

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


(Sophie) Spence cuts an imposing figure in the second-row and started all five matches as Ireland claimed a second Women’s Six Nations title in three years following four victories in 2015.


Three nominees for top player award

John Birch - ScrumQueens

"I think he was excellent and it's a bit of a tricky one now as to who's actually second behind Sexton." - Trevor Hogan

Madigan may well have jumped Jackson in Ireland queue according to a former international

Raf Diallo - Newstalk Off The Ball

He could now be involved in the penultimate game against Wales in Dublin on Saturday, August 29 as he continues to state his case for inclusion

Ireland’s Andrew Trimble makes progress with foot injury

Richard Mulligan - Belfast Newsletter

"You expect a bit of stick from fans, from players - you get it whether you're gay or not - but there wasn't any of that." - Keegan Hirst

BBC Rugby

Kutcher ain't got nothing on Kearney.

Rob Kearney hilariously channels Conor McGregor in hidden camera prank

Paddy McKenna - SportsJOE.ie
[hat-tip to Conor Cronin]

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