Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Front Five - 01.09.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Irish squad announcement bit of a botch job IMO
Leaked more times than Moseley’s
We’ve been like kids on Christmas Eve
trying to peer through the wrapping!


Dempsey...says it would be naive for Schmidt to expose his team to the full glare of analysis from rival coaches ahead of their first pool match in Cardiff.


Joe Schmidt keeping Ireland plays under wraps, says Girvan Dempsey

Johnny Watterson - Irish Times

By all accounts...Trimble could still find himself called up or at the very least be drafted in during the tournament if someone suffered injury.

Darren Cave gets opportunity to play on biggest stage of his career

Richard Mulligan - Belfast Newsletter

"Obviously they’ve got some world class players and the depth that I’d love to have but they are not 100 per cent sure of where they are going."

Warren Gatland uncovered: Why we are in a much better position than England ahead of Rugby World Cup

Simon Thomas - WalesOnline

...the scene was turned in to a whirlpool of red and yellow.

Sean Farrell - The42.ie


Ireland's RWC squad has been leaked and it will shock you

Rugby Onslaught
[hat-tip Conor Cronin]

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