Thursday, May 12, 2016

Front Five - 12.05.16

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Interesting changes being discussed at World Rugby

Dropping below eighth at the end of the next Six Nations would leave Schmidt's side...subject to the same kind of peril Wales found themselves in last year when they were drawn against England and Australia.
Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

This is the main priority for the newly convened executive council of World Rugby under the elected chairmanship of Bill Beaumont and vice chairman Agustín Pichot.
Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times

The three-year residency rule is a deeply divisive issue in the world of rugby and it seems that the split extends to the very top of World Rugby itself.
Murray Kinsella -

“At Racing it is about working hard for each other, not the names in the team,”
Paul Rees - The Guardian

Under the laws being trialled, the current scrum sequence of ‘crouch, bind, set’, will be replaced by just ‘crouch and bind’.
Alan Drumm - Pundit Arena

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