Monday, July 18, 2016

Front Five - 18.07.16

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

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Joe Schmidt is happy in his job, happy in Ireland and determined to atone for World Cup failure

Brendan Fanning - Irish Independent


According to Davies (from Welsh RU), the current demands on players are "unsustainable" and there have been talks with New Zealand over organising a "global season."

Robert Redmond -


Leinster 'A' have been drawn in Pool 4 with Scarlets Premiership Select, Nottingham Rugby and Richmond

Marcus Ó Buachalla -


On the evidence of the form they displayed in beating the Crusaders...this past weekend...the Hurricanes will take some beating.

Gavin Rich -


It wasn’t that long ago that sevens rugby was considered the poor, fun, drunk cousin of the XV-man game

Matt Cleary - The Guardian


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