Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Front Five - 26.08.15

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


"Sunday is going to be busy."


Les Kiss knows 'tough decisions' await before World Cup window closes

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

“I was 24th man a lot. It was almost like a learning curve for me in a way. I got to experience what the training weeks were like.”

Robbie Henshaw keen to be centre-stage as plan of attack takes shape

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

Romania will rely on their inspirational captain and flanker (Mihai Macovei) to drive the team around the field.

5 Things You Need to Know About Romania

Chris McCracken - The Roar

“Just because Sevens is an Olympics sport, why should that mean we have to focus so much on it at the expense of 15s? I’m really struggling with that policy."

Neale Harvey - The Rugby Paper

"Gary Longwell (Ulster and Ireland lock) would say that team bonding consisted of six or seven pints the night before a Test match. And the following morning they’d have a fry-up.”

It’s 20 years today since rugby turned professional and it’s now a different beast

Sean Farrell -

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