Thursday, September 01, 2016

Front Five - 01.09.16

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

Whatever about the specifics of the Pienaar case
these IRFU/province tensions are pretty much guaranteed
to keep happening under the current structure

Once again, the national cause is being put before provincial gains. Nucifora isn't there to be popular, but to ensure Schmidt has the best options to choose from.

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent


"True success is looking in the mirror and being able to say 'I did really well today'" - Pat Lam

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times


"It was an All Black trying to stop me driving through the maul, arms everywhere and everything happening in a few seconds."


Wallabies coach Michael Cheika said Cooper would bring his "trademark flair and X-factor" to the team.


Few Irishmen are as well acquainted with such routine clutch play. One of the few is Brian O'Driscoll

Gavin Cooney -


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