Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Front Five - 13.10.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
The points about Tier One citing bias are well made.
Having said that, any outcome today that means
Sean O’Brien’s World Cup isn’t definitely over
has to be be considered a result!
Fingers, eyes & toes crossed…

The second row, who turns 36 a week today, has graced the Ireland jersey with distinction for 13 years and 108 appearances


The mark of Paul O’Connell was his joy amid private gloom

Simon Lewis - Irish Examiner

I have little doubt he will pay a heavy price for his misdemeanour but surely there is something inherently wrong with a system whereby the root cause goes unchecked.


O'Brien will be punished - but Pape deserved what he got

Tony Ward - Irish Examiner

“You know you've done a pretty good job in the centre if both (Michalak and Bastareaud) are being subbed off and two new guys are brought on to try and spark something.”


Brian O'Driscoll has key points which show just how "immense" Henshaw was against France

Raf Diallo - Newstalk's Off The Ball

There have been 17 players cited for foul play during the group stage of this year’s Rugby World Cup. Of those 17 citations, only three have been for players of Tier One nations.

Junior Blaber - Rugby Wrap Up

“G'waaaaaaan Ireland boy! Fuckin' lovely!”

This Irish Rugby Fan Reacted Magnificently To Conor Murray's Try On Sunday 

Mikey Traynor - Balls.ie

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Taken by JLP from RDS press box on Nov 16, 2019