Thursday, October 15, 2015

Front Five - 15.10.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Many thanks to both Heineken & Newstalk
for the hospitality at 3Arena last night
Very enjoyable evening with some very interesting discussion

...four tries in six games for Ireland so far this season speak volumes for a man near the peak of his form.


Relaxed Keith Earls enjoying centre stage

Brendan O'Brien - Irish Examiner

"I'm just trying to be a presence around the place. It's such a young inexperienced squad right now and I think the more older experienced lads you can have around the better."


McLaughlin: I still haven't cleared out my Leinster locker

Michael Verney - Irish Independent

“I think Mads has just been waiting for an opportunity like Sunday." - Isa Nacewa


Was Sunday’s win against France a turning point in Ian Madigan’s career?

Paul Dollery -

The discretion exercised by the referees in the Pool stages has created a situation where infringing players benefit from an unjust enrichment.

Ben Yeates - Green & Gold Rugby

It used to be you went and put the kettle on at half-time. At this World Cup, you have time to buy your own tea plantation in a some far-off climes, insist on fastidiously FairTrade plucking, packaging and shipping, all the while breeding your own cow for the milk.

TV3 takes a long ad break – and we miss a pivotal moment in Irish rugby history 

Malachy Clerkin - Irish Times

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