Thursday, September 22, 2016

Front Five - 22.09.16

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

ICYMI click here for our guest post
from Kevin O'Brien titled
"The Guinness Pro12 – It’s Better Than You Think"

(Graham) Henry believes there is no need to worry about finding an outhalf after Johnny Sexton. Joey Carbery can do that job for the next 10 years, he told us.

Gordon D'Arcy - Irish Times


"...getting onto to that plane to go to Chicago and playing New Zealand. They're on a good streak now so that will be some match to be involved in."

Declan Rooney - Irish Independent


Jim Mallinder first secured the signing of Fiji lock Api Ratuniyarawa before tying down Tonga star and former Junior All Black Nafi Tuitavake.


"He has provided coaches and players alike with a fresh insight and perspective into the game, which has really added value to our rugby programme" - Les Kiss

Steve O'Rourke -


Thorn has been an assistant coach for Country but flagged his desire at the start of the NRC to pull on the boots again if required, and he'll do so with coach Toutai Kefu's blessing. (via AAP)


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