Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Front Five - 30.08.16

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

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Seán O’Brien and Robbie Henshaw remain long-term absentees as they continue their recovery from hamstring and knee injuries, with Leo Cullen estimating they may return to action in about six weeks’ time.

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times


"Ireland selection hasn't really been spoken of, with the fact I've been injured as well"

Matthew Wood - Talking Rugby Union


...the IRFU spent €37.6m on professional game costs in Ireland last season. The clubs in France will fork out a total of €302.1m this season and that, of course, has nothing to do with the international team costs.

John Fallon - RTÉ Rugby


The work would see the capacity of the old Terryland Park increase to between 8,000 and 12,000, with the addition of corporate and catering facilities

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent


“...the way I look at it, we invented the game so they should align with us, shouldn't they?"

Rugby Onslaught


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