Saturday, September 24, 2016

Front Five - 24.09.16

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

Ulster most definitely setting the pace so far

A penalty-try sandwiched between Josh van der Flier and Sexton crossing the line, helped the home side to a 24-0 half-time lead


...another lightning break by Ulster’s backs from a turnover in their own half ended with Jackson scoring by the posts, and the stand-off converted his own try.

Stuart Bathgate - Glasgow Evening Times


Pat Lam saw enough of last week’s washed-out match in Italy, which Connacht were trailing, to make six changes as the pressure continues to ramp up week by week.

Johnny Watterson - Irish Times


Erasmus...knows exactly what to expect from Edinburgh and his old coach Alan Solomons.

Simon Lewis - Irish Examiner


Ex-England boss Stuart Lancaster had previously been linked with a coaching job at France’s richest club, but ended up taking up an offer at Leinster instead.

Hefin Jones - Pundit Arena


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