Sunday, July 24, 2016

Front Five - 24.07.16

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

Is it me or should a tournament with the calibre of
Super Rugby not have 30- and 40-point blowouts
at the quarterfinal stage???

Three closing tries came in a span of mere five minutes in the concluding stages of the game for the Chiefs.

Talking Rugby Union


The Lions vindicated their coach Johan Ackermann’s decision to rest the entire starting line-up for their last league game

Brendan Nel - SuperSport


It was a match that magnified the importance of locking up home advantage.

Kris Shannon - NZ Herald


Of the 48 members of Rugby Europe only nine have never entered a women’s team in the Championship

John Birch -


...he showed last night that he is just as quick as ever when a snappy one-liner needs delivering.

Will Slattery - Irish Independent


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