Saturday, November 07, 2015

Front Five - 07.11.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Great win for Leinster last night
but the big story in Irish rugby has to be Connacht
Unless Munster win by 36 pts or more at Embra today
Pat Lam’s men will be top of the Pro12 after 7 rounds…superb

Connacht will feel well satisfied to have completed this opening block of league fixtures with six wins from seven.


Connacht rise to the top of the table with win over Treviso

Linley MacKenzie - Irish Times

Ireland have never won a Test match in South Africa and next June they will bid to bring an end to that miserable record.


IRFU confirm next year's summer tour games against Springboks

Cian Tracey - irish Independent

(The Scarlets') ill-discipline, plus being on the end of the over-zealous refereeing of Welsh official Leighton Hodges, who had little empathy


Wayne Pivac's men lose top spot and unbeaten start to the Guinness Pro12 season

Andy Howell - WalesOnline

This is a real thing with real plans in place.

Curtis Reed - This Is American Rugby

...we're still trying to figure how how these two USA rugby Seven's training drill did not end in a trip to hospital

This insane rugby warm-up drill is guaranteed to result in serious knee injury 

Kevin McGillicuddy -

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