Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Front Five - 02.09.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
We try to make the 5th link a “funny” one if we can
and we think George’s is hilarious
Have a go at our competition


"I think (Furlong's selection) shows maybe that Schmidt is far more confident of Cian Healy than we are


One aspect of Schmidt's Ireland squad is an "uncomfortable risk" according to Keith Wood

Raf Daillo - Newstalk "Off The Ball"

Barritt has recovered from a calf problem...for his first appearance since...last autumn’s victory against Australia.

England pick Brad Barritt and Jonathan Joseph at centre for Ireland

The Guardian

MacGinty...grew up in Dublin and played schools rugby with Blackrock College, before moving to the USA on a work visa

Two Irishmen have been named in USA’s squad for the Rugby World Cup

Neil Treacy -

...nothing pisses South Africans off more than things not getting done when such a big song and dance was given about it. This underlines my true point of frustration.

Quotas in South African rugby : Just do it already

Armand van Zyl - The Roar

"We have never even qualified for a semi-final before so let's get a bit of realism here."

George Hook: Ireland have no chance of winning the World Cup

Irish Independent

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