Thursday, January 21, 2016

Front Five - 21.01.16

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Congrats to Rory Best
and all who made the squad
Meanwhile we’re very happy to hear reports that
Super Rugby is to adopt the Top14 try bonus system
Makes much more sense, hopefully rest of Europe will follow

When I first became aware of him, I certainly didn't think, 'Future Ireland captain here, guys'.
Alan Quinlan - Irish Independent

"Whether it’s Italy or not will be for them to consider, not for me.”
Johnny Watterson - Irish Times

Harlequins flanker Robshaw, 29, has been captain for the past four years, but came in for heavy criticism during England's poor World Cup campaign.
BBC Sport

Teams will now get the bonus by scoring at least three more tries than their opposition.
Rugby Redefined

It's a pretty solid motivation tactic, "look at how amazing you are", and it must have helped
Mikey Traynor -

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