Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Front Five - 20.04.16

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
A lot of merit in the Pundit Arena Ireland team
though a lot of fantasy about it as well IMO.

"There's a few Super Rugby jobs coming, he'd be a great man to have back in the fold. To have a guy like that back in the New Zealand fold would be awesome."
Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

Lam started at the basics and recognised that Connacht needed to improve their handling and evasion skills. The key in implementing that was the appointment of a specialist skills coach in New Zealander, Dave Ellis.
Donal Lenihan - Irish Examiner

Jamie Heaslip’s try against Italy aside, the most exciting moment of the 2016 Six Nations for Ireland was the introduction of Josh van der Flier, Stuart McCloskey and Ultan Dillane at Twickenham.
Pundit Arena

With TV and sponsorship money worth £4.1m-a-year on top, clubs can budget on receiving over £6m per annum from season 2016-17 – if they meet RFU criteria.
Neale Harvey - The Rugby Paper

Very decent effort landed between Ohio and Denver. Get some.
Rugby Onslaught

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