Sunday, August 23, 2015

Front Five - 23.08.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
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If you accept that he will take five players to cover fullback and wing - and that Rob Kearney and Tommy Bowe are the only shoo-ins - then there are seven players scrapping for three places


Schmidt keeps punters guessing on World Cup gamble

Brendan Fanning - Irish Independent

Leinster’s set piece scrum and lineout was superior and their backline showed impressive handling with accuracy.

Women's Interpro: Ulster blown away by impressive Leinster

Richard Mulligan - Belfast Newsletter

Fijian side Daveta looked imperious all weekend...before holding off a second-half comeback from invitational touring side Samurai 7s in the final to prevail 19-17.

Delight for Daveta at Limerick World Club Sevens

The Clare Herald

Cotter...will be concerned that only adopted Scot John Hardie, substitute Peter Horne and Pyrgos seemed to show a desire to impress.

STV Sport

One word. Tuilagi - @Eliota_Sapolu

Twitter reacts to worryingly poor England performance v France

Rugby Onslaught

Feel free to share any interesting links you spot yourself about t’internet by email, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, blog comment or carrier pigeon – whatever works for you. JLP
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Taken by JLP from RDS press box on Nov 16, 2019