Friday, September 09, 2016

Front Five - 09.09.16

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

Van der Flier is as good a shout for "Lions bolter" as any

The jury is still out on Leo Cullen as a coach, but the whole coaching team has had two problems since his appointment.

From the Bottom of the Ruck


“(Munster) play a very abrasive, confrontational style both in attack and defence, there’s a lot around their set-piece and it is effective for them." - Danny Wilson

Gareth Griffiths - WalesOnline


It was only after the game that we thought 'wow we could have beaten them, look at these little mistakes we made that are completely in our control'"

Cian Tracey - Irish Independent


The researchers say tackling is responsible for nearly two-thirds (64%) of all injuries and 87% of concussions.

The Guardian (via Press Association)


...there will be an almost endless debate between rugby fans and pundits as they sing the virtues or pick out the faults in the dozens of players...And we're no different.

John Balfe -


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