Sunday, August 30, 2015

Front Five - 30.08.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
No day of rest here on HoR…
Online comments after #IRLvWAL
Leinster v Moseley writeup
#SCOvITA “8-0-review”
New “unriggable raffle” competition


About 13 and a half years ago, an all-action second row thundered onto the pitch at the old Lansdowne Road to begin his Ireland career.


Looking back at Paul O'Connell

Will Slattery - Irish Independent

"Keith just got caught with his head on the wrong side of the tackle," said Schmidt after the Aviva Stadium game.

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt positive about Keith Earls' fitness

BBC Rugby

Vern Cotter’s men managed the happy knack of producing both at the same time to overwhelm and humiliate an ordinary Italian side.

Scotland romp to victory over Italy

Iain Morrison - The Scotsman

Kane Thompson needed to be cooled off, so the sprinklers came on mid match, as fans weren't impressed with the venue that will host five RWC matches.


“I don't think Ireland play a lot of rugby. Incredibly narrow...we didn't feel troubled at all out wide.”

Warren Gatland Fires Shots At Ireland's Tactics Like Only He Can

Conor O'Leary -

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