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

**********'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 -


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


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


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