Friday, August 05, 2016

Front Five - 05.08.16

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

Olympic rugby starts 3pm Saturday Irish time.


Richard ‘Tricky Dicky’ Hyland (Stanford University): The Rugby superstar that never was.



The Rugby Paper

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...it's his first start for the province in 11 years, since he left Waikato to chase his dream of playing international rugby for Ireland.


Joseph Pearson - Stuff.co.uk

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He won 90 caps in the red jersey...and had Paul O’Connell describe him as “one of Munster’s greatest ever players”.


John O'Sullivan - Irish Times

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He...will join a club who have already brought in Kurtley Beale, Kyle Eastmond and Danny Cipriani.


The42.ie

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"I would at least like to see an engaged discussion between the team and Native American groups that could better explain why the name might be offensive."


BBC News

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