Saturday, December 05, 2015

Front Five - 05.12.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
 
Click here for our Glasgow v Leinster preview
 
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“The weather will be a factor. The forecast is wet and windy conditions. It will certainly change the way the teams play.” - Gregor Townsend

 

Glasgow ready to battle elements in Leinster clash

 
Duncan Smith - The Scotsman


It is said that as part of the (Carter to Racing 92) deal, he has an arrangement with L'Oreal for his image rights. Is that something that could be explored in Ireland?

 

Union must fund one world-class superstar per province, stop second-rate imports and tie down best of Irish

 
Alan Quinlan - Irish Times


We can be sceptical because figures put out each year by the World Anti Doping Agency (Wada) show that between one and two percent of athletes across sports are doping.

 

World Rugby’s anti-doping figures for World Cup fail to add up

 
Johnny Watterson - Irish Times


If I had tried to continue, by forcing it, I would have looked very vain.

 
The42.ie (via AFP)

This is not unique to rugby, as it is frequently seen in the NFL. Nonetheless, it will make for interesting viewing in the aftermath of the game.
 

Mike Blair First Rugby Player To Wear A Mic Tomorrow 

 
Brian Barry - Pundit Arena

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