Sunday, October 02, 2016

Front Five - 02.10.16

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

Four wins out of four by the provinces...
now THAT'S what I call an "All-Ireland" weekend

Navidi’s yellow, for knocking the ball backwards as he retreated during a Leinster attack, appeared to seal his side’s fate.

Delme Parfitt - WalesOnline

********** was a performance more of perspiration than inspiration from Les Kiss’ team, who nonetheless remain atop the Guinness Pro12

Neil Carnduff -


In reality, this was a game that was barely above the intensity of a preseason friendly...

Three Red Kings


Ulster yesterday morning revealed that not only was Pienaar leaving at the end of the season, but that it was very much an IRFU decision which went against the wishes of both the province and the player himself.

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times


“We are sleepwalking into a problem. In my view as an ex-player, high tackles and the clearing out of stationary players at the ruck is absolutely unacceptable." - Simon Halliday, EPCR Chairman

Paul Rees - The Guardian


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