Sunday, October 11, 2015

Front Five - 11.10.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Big day for Irish sport…
Cricketers play Zimbabwe
Footballers play Poland
and I think, I THINK the rugby team
have a match as well
but we’ll need to confirm that.
Best wishes to all.

(Henderson is) far too good to be labelled an impact player, but when he gets on today, as he surely will at about the 55th minute, he will make an impact.


Today is the day for this team

Mick Galwey - Irish Independent

“Opposition teams know (high kicking game is) coming when they play Ireland. So we have to be better at that now they know it’s coming on a weekly basis.” - Rob Kearney


‘Nothing up Ireland’s sleeve’, but they have the tools to take France down

Sean Farrell -

Faced with...allegations that performance staff had to lead horses around a field in a team-building exercise – Lancaster issued a passionate defence of his methods.


Stuart Lancaster will not quit as England head coach

Oliver Brown - Telegraph

It left me wondering whether the last few weeks have taken that extra spark away from the set-up.

Barry John - WalesOnline

Fresh from their shock win over South Africa, the Japanese now believe they have the right to alter the game for their home RWC.

The shocking plans for RWC2019 that Japan Rugby don't want you to see 

Rugby Onslaught
(hat-tip Conor Cronin)

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