Monday, September 07, 2015

Front Five - 07.09.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Later today on HoR…
Our England v Ireland writeup
is titled “Now The Schmidt Gets Real”


This wasn’t a good final dress rehearsal, but it could have been considerably worse, with England leaving a few tries behind


Underwhelming Irish bowed but not broken after defeat

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

Encouragingly they have completed their phoney-war period with no significant injuries and morale-raising home wins over France and Ireland.

Tom Wood inspires England against Ireland but home comforts prove vital

Robert Kitson - The Guardian

Young scrumhalf Ellen Murphy controlled the game with great tactical awareness.

Niamh Briggs was in fine form helping Munster to another Interpro title

Kate Rowan -

Ralepelle, who made nine Top 14 appearances for Toulouse, was released from his contract with the club by mutual consent in February last year.


Collect data on games, run some statistical analysis, perform inference and interpret the results…This is what we do

What is statistics and why is it relevant to rugby ?

Empirical Rugby

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