Thursday, August 11, 2016

Front Five 11.08.16

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

Exciting to see a Leinster squad named
It will be even more so to see a starting XV
Click here for our post from yesterday
titled "330 days of Leinster, Ireland & Lions rugby"

After recovering from injuries that curtailed their involvement at the end of last season, Ireland internationals Josh van der Flier, Fergus McFadden and Mike McCarthy have been named

Irish Independent


Great things were expected of the All Blacks ahead of the tournament but injuries took their toll and the gold medal favourites Fiji were proved to be just too strong.

RTÉ Rugby


"That is something I want to do. It is the position I enjoy most."

Duncan Smith - The Scotsman


In the 37 games played between the two teams, England have managed to win just 12 with their last victory against the Springboks coming in November 2006

Talking Rugby Union


He's expected to be out of commission for up to nine months as he undergoes rehabilitation.


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