Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Front Five - 29.09.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Later today on HoR…
Mark Jackson is back with his “Team of the Round”

"We're here to win the competition, we're not here to be second. We have the same objectives as the other teams and we don't want to lose a game.


Bernard Le Roux warns Ireland 'fittest ever' France are ready and waiting

Ruairidh O'Connor - Irish Independent

“He has a bit of X-Factor about him when he gets the opportunity to put it on."


Tommy Bowe leaps in to defend Ireland team mate Jared Payne

Richard Mulligan - Belfast Newsletter

That 16-15 defeat (to RSA) is still haunting England because it ensured they slipped out of the top four in the world rankings...and they were handed their dog’s dinner of a group.


Five things we learnt: England’s performance dissected

Adam Hathaway - Rugby World

The new vision was a compromise to still feature rugby in the capital city, but also to meet revenue expectations.

Stuff.co.nz (via AP)

“As a club, we’re particularly proud of our association with Ryan and were delighted he and his wife could make it over for the dinner. He’s an incredible person and didn’t stop smiling all night.”

Irish rugby club raise €70k in one night for former player living with Motor Neuron Disease 

Ryan Bailey - The42.ie

Feel free to share any interesting links you spot yourself about t’internet by email, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, blog comment or carrier pigeon – whatever works for you. JLP
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Taken by JLP from RDS press box on Nov 16, 2019