Thursday, September 24, 2015

Front Five - 24.09.15

60 Harcourt St. Dublin 2
Live pre-, halftime & post-match analysis for Ireland v Romania this Sunday
from Tom McGuirk, George Hook & Brent Pope 

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Later today on HarpinOnRugby…
a “throwback Thursday” re-post
where I “solved” the RWC
fixture turnaround problem back in 2011

Joe Schmidt generally selects his match-day squads based on the players who have completed the full training week


Henshaw concerns grow

Cian Treacy - Irish Independent

What I have Fiji effectively go out of the World Cup. In the first five days, having played two of the big three.


World Rugby must act over scheduling of games

David Campese - Telegraph

Galarza was cited for making contact “with the eye or eye area” of New Zealand forward Brodie Retallick


Argentina’s Mariano Galarza banned for nine weeks

Irish Times are 10 examples of him winning the gainline over the course of the match, driving Tongans back on impact.

Tier 2 Rugby

The Wairoa College lads were induced to perform the Haka for the staff and customers.

Where Better Than Supermacs To Perform The Haka? 

Conor Neville -

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