Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Front Five - 05.10.16

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

If IRL, FRA and RSA are all considered candidates
capable of hosting a RWC then the tournament
should go to Ireland. End of. It's time.

"I remain convinced that Ireland can mount a winning bid for what is one of the great occasions on the world sporting calendar" - Dick Spring

RTÉ Rugby


Hooker Rhys Marshall joins from Super Rugby side the Chiefs after penning a three-year deal that will see him remain with the province until June 2019.

Irish Independent


Though Les Kiss’s squad just managed to flop over the line against the Ospreys, they will be looking to up their game.

Michael Sadlier - Irish Times


Ellis is credited with playing a major role in the province winning their first ever Guinness Pro12 title last season.


Hughes' addition, after he satisfied the three-year residency period, swells the number of overseas-born players in England's squad to eight

Paul Cully -


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