Thursday, October 06, 2016

Front Five - 06.10.16

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

Best of luck to Martin O'Neill's men
in the Aviva tonight...very much looking
forward to going there on Saturday!

...both teams are likely to put a premium on contestable box-kicks as a major gambit with the boot: that and cross-kicks.

John O'Sullivan - Irish Times


"I can guarantee you that (an Anglo-French dominated competition) is absolutely not what we want. We want a truly European tournament. We want the Irish to be successful."

Irish Independent


"...regardless of how much your body's hurting after a long and tough season, you're ready. You're ready to really put your body on the line."

BBC Sport


“Retaining the World Cup in Dublin next year is a huge priority, and that’s why we’ve now introduced 48 professional contracts for women rugby players"

Jack O'Toole - Pundit Arena


"I have taken to appreciate his skills and his ability to mop things up, he is a fair amount of glue for that Irish team, and a huge amount of glue for the Leinster team."

Mikey Traynor -


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Note - views expressed in "Front Five" links do not necessarily reflect those of HarpinOnRugby


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