Friday, December 18, 2015

Front Five - 18.12.15

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

My first reaction re Healy was
than perhaps a couple of weeks off
wasn't the worst thing for him...
but if the hearing went as the statement
says it did then Leinster certainly
should appeal IMO


...he went on to find that Cian Healy had contravened Law 10.4 (f) which charge had not been put to the player by either the Judicial Officer or EPCR at any stage before or during the Disciplinary Hearing.

Leinster Rugby statement re : Cian Healy

Marcus Ó Buachalla - Leinster Rugby

It is expected that any changes made to Foley's backroom team will not take place until the summer.

Bradley set for Reds return in revamped backroom

John Fallon - Irish Independent

...the second referee will ‘mainly be used to rule on a new offside line that will be moved one metre back from a redefined ruck, where the confusing “gate” will be ditched and the rights of the tackler reduced’.

World Rugby To Trial Using Two Referees Next Year

Alan Drumm - Pundit Arena

They have evolved and improved every year and that is testament to the great job Baxter and his team of coaches, particularly the attack coach, Ali Hepher, are doing.

The rise and rise of Exeter contrasts with curious fall of Northampton

Dean Ryan - The Guardian

A South African commentator...after noticing the golden cat in the Argentina crest,took a guess between the 2 biggest cats living in South America, The Jaguar or The Puma...Unfortunately for Argentina he chose Puma, and the name has stuck ever since!

New Argentina Super Rugby team the Jaguares takes name from national emblem

10stonenumber10 - RugbyDump
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Taken by JLP from RDS press box on Nov 16, 2019