Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Front Five - 14.10.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
 
The closing time for our
Heineken/Off The Ball competition
is 11am Wednesday
 
 
Have a go…maybe you’ll be as lucky as Seanie?
 
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He did an army-style roll and then started crawling, desperately trying to gain a few extra metres. When players talk about setting the tone this is what they mean.

 

You can't write him off, but Paulie may not return from this

 
Colm Parkinson - Irish Independent


Ireland bosses were still holding out hope that linchpin fly-half Johnny Sexton could beat his groin trouble in time to feature against Argentina.

 

Iain Henderson and Chris Henry poised for Ireland starts in pack reshuffle

 
Richard Mulligan - Belfast Newsletter


...there’s been a bit of noise…about the nationality of the citing commissioner that picked out an alleged dangerous tackle committed by Jonny Gray and Ross Ford…he’s Australian.

 

Farcical disciplinary inconsistencies tarnish a brilliant World Cup

 
Jamie Hosie - Rugby World


Despite Japan's heroics none of those outside of the big 10 made the quarterfinals, but they certainly left their mark on proceedings.

 
Martyn Thomas - ESPN Scrum.com

“Sure, a couple of weeks ago I was an English supporter, but I guess the Irish blood in me has finally been given a voice."
 

England rugby fan qualifies as Irish supporter through grandparents 

 
News Thump
 
(hat-tip Conor Cronin)

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