Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Front Five - 23.12.15

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


"Yes, we lost a quarter-final game, that is disappointing. Does that mean it is a failure? No. Are we disappointed? Yes."

Nucifora: If we keep doing what we've always done, we'll keep losing quarter-finals

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

In the two recent Champions Cup matches against Toulon, the Leinster openside flanker made 19 and 16 tackles respectively...but to his critical eye he felt he came off second best to...Steffon Armitage.

Despite fast start Josh van der Flier knows he still has some catching up to do

John O'Sullivan - Irish Times

The 28-year-old centre was born in Auckland but qualifies for England through his mother

Ben Te’o wants to follow Sam Burgess route to England team

Gavin Mairs - Telegraph

It seems too many referees are constantly checking their decisions, sometimes in the most dumbfounding of situations.

Why Are There Continuing Problems With The TMO In Rugby?

Paul Peerdeman - Pundit Arena

"am not sure I would be able to cope being in the ring refin these men lol"

Nigel Owens got an unexpected shout-out on WWE Raw
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Taken by JLP from RDS press box on Nov 16, 2019