Saturday, January 16, 2016

Front Five – 16.01.16

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
A hearty “congrats” to the Ospreys for
their win over Clérmont last night…
…as well as a “you’re welcome” for our part
in preparing them last Friday ;-)
Click here for our post from yesterday titled
“Dealing with departures and the ‘Test’-ing times ahead”
Leinster v Bath preview will post later this morning

Shane Logan, the chief executive of Ulster Rugby, warned that if the law wasn't changed the bid to host the World Cup in seven years would have to be withdrawn.
Noel McAdam - Belfast Telegraph

As word seeped out about Marty Moore heading to Wasps in the English Premiership, we also heard that Nucifora is in Australia until January 23rd, effectively stalling all the primary contract negotiations
Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times

While Leo Cullen has opted to give plenty of the province's youngsters a shot in Europe, it is a mark of Leinster's strength in depth that they can still name such a strong side for the visit to Moseley today
Irish Independent

Do we actually know who Eddie Jones thinks are the best English players or is this just stage one in him getting the squad together that he wants?
Driving Maul

Wayne Barnes doesn't have many fans on this island but it appears he’s not hugely popular in Georgia either.

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