Thursday, September 17, 2015

Front Five - 17.09.15

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Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
No World Cup is complete without a wallchart
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And it includes links to our previews for pools A, B & C
Pool D preview will publish later today

Should Henshaw’s injury prove more serious than it currently seems...Leinster’s Noel Reid would be next in line for a call-up.


Luke Fitzgerald to replace injured Robbie Henshaw for Ireland against Canada

Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times

If he can only get 30 minutes, put him on the bench and if you can get 50 minutes, start him.


Should Ireland risk Cian Healy in either of our first two games? Keith Wood fielded that tricky one

Raf Diallo - Newstalk's Off The Ball

Romania don't have a friendly schedule for this World Cup...suggesting they may field a reserve side against Ireland who they play off only 3 days rest.


RWC Preview: Romania

Tier 2 Rugby

Sir Clive Woodward, England’s 2003 World Cup-winning coach, was among those who called for the RFU to scrap its overseas selection policy.

Gavin Mairs - Telegraph

"I could do this all day, lads!"

Your daily dose of Sean O’Brien being a savage has arrived 

Paul Dollery -

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