Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Front Five - 22.09.15

60 Harcourt St. Dublin 2

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.

Ireland are content to exist on the margins of this World Cup for the time being and this week have removed themselves from the maelstrom.


Schmidt ponders changes

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

Japan has 107k registered rugby players, South Africa 342k.


Was Japan’s win a random event ? We think largely so.

Empirical Rugby

Strauss only qualified on “Super Sunday” as he dubbed it, just in the nick of time for this World Cup

Josh Strauss’ wait for Scotland debut almost over

Iain Morrison - The Scotsman

"We are confident in our match official team and their ability to apply the TMO protocols." - World Rugby spokesman

Supersport.com (via AFP)

At the event itself the Irish lads looked very sharp, despite Paul O'Connell looking like the biggest schoolboy in the world.

The Ireland rugby squad had the craic picking up their World Cup caps this evening 

Kevin McGillicuddy - SportsJOE.ie

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