Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Front Five - 16.12.15

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

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Not showing up and packing Lansdowne Road out to see the game, with the star power on show, would give a horrible impression of the fan base as glory hunters, unwilling to deal with the bad times.

Are Leinster Fans Spoilt?

Colm O'Donoghue - odonogc2

“Were we to be successful in winning this bid, I am certain that we would have the infrastructure in place, sporting and otherwise, to deliver a wonderful experience to anybody who would come to our country.” Sports Minister Pascal Donohoe

Ireland bid to stage 2023 Rugby World Cup 'making a lot of progress'

Kevin Doyle - Irish Independent

Munster called for fans to adhere to the values of “R.E.S.P.E.C.T” and reminded fans to promote sportsmanship and engage in positive participation.

Munster Issue Statement After Fans Boo Players

Jack O'Toole - Pundit Arena

Craig Ronaldson, Andrew Browne, Eoghan Masterson, Api Pewhairangi and Jake Heenan all returned to training this week, but neither Pewhairangi nor Heenan are registered to play in Europe.

Connacht’s injury crisis shows no signs of abating as Buckley goes under the knife

Declan Rooney -

Punishment for striking and opponent with the knee is as follows...Low End: 3 weeks; Mid-Range: 8 weeks; Top End: 12 to 52 weeks.

Cian Healy Cited For Incident Against Toulon On Sunday

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