Saturday, December 05, 2015

Front Five - 05.12.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
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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. (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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