Monday, September 26, 2016

Front Five - 26.09.16

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

Decent 4th place finish for Ireland Women's 7s
Lucy Mulhall in among the top scorers in the series

The Six Nations has been left off the list of Ireland's compulsory free-to-air sporting events, raising fears it could end up on a subscription-based sports channel.

David Kearns - Irish Independent


The final two games in Pool C first saw Belgium shock Italy with and exciting 7-5 win, before Ireland swept past England 27-5 to win the pool.

John Birch - Irish Independent


“We are ticking the box so far at scrummaging, but there are going to be some reality checks in the next few weeks.”

Declan Rooney - Irish Times


...the most dangerous tackle of all – by far – is when both players are upright because it increases the risk of one head hitting another or smashing into a shoulder pad.

Sean Ingle - The Guardian


Sergio Parrise receives controversial redcard for tackle on opposite number


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