Thursday, August 20, 2015

Front Five - 20.08.15

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

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Baby Soleil D'Arcy won't remember her first visit to the Aviva Stadium but for her parents it was a special moment.

 

'Making the World Cup won't make or break my career'

 
Ruairidh O'Connor - Irish Independent



“It’s great news for the province to have somebody who knows the place so well in charge and knows the standards that are needed to compete at the highest level." - Johnny Sexton
 

Leinster appoint Leo Cullen as new head coach

 
Gerry Thornley - Irish Times



With 30 tries in his 35 caps so far, New Zealand powerhouse Julian Savea is the favourite to scoop this honour and has been for some time.
 

Who are you backing as top try scorer at the Rugby World Cup?

 
Murray Kinsella - The42.ie



While the presence of 30 moving parts and the whims of a referee mean that it will never be possible to reduce rugby to a perfect science, the rise of statistics has changed the way the sport is both played and consumed.

Daniel Schofield - Telegraph



#RichiesNewGig probably just ever-growing obscurity and the occasional bad political opinion
 

Twitter users having a laugh about Richie McCaw's next career move

 
Michael Daly - Stuff.co.nz
 


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