Thursday, November 12, 2015

Front Five - 12.11.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Hands off Joe, RFU!

While World Cup winner Jake White and former Australia coach Eddie Jones are likely to be top of the wish-list, Schmidt (left) has been heavily linked with the post.


IRFU on guard as England target coach with 'international experience'

Ruairidh O'Connor - Irish Independent

...without Ryle on board, there is no guarantee any commentator will greet kick-off with the words: “It’s time to unleash the dogs.”


The things we'll miss when TV3 take over Six Nations coverage from RTE

Larry Ryan - Irish Examiner

Under the new system Saracens would have had a semi-final against Leinster in England while Clermont and Toulon would have faced off in a semi-final in France rather than a final in London.


If you weren’t confused before about the Champions Cup . . . you will be now

Andy McGeady - Irish Times

The appointment means that the South African referee will take control of proceedings if French referee Pascal Gauzere is unable to complete the match for any reason.

David Barnes - The Scotsman

Memories of flying down the wing with Simon Geoghegan come flooding back.

The RWC Final With Jonah Lomu Rugby Commentary Is As Good As We Hoped 

Mikey Traynor -

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