Friday, October 07, 2016

Front Five - 07.10.16

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

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 looking at upcoming rugby on Irish TV

The 2016-2017 rugby season has kept a low profile thus far, but Leinster Munster is a pretty good way to get blast things off.

Second Captains (podcast)


"They'll be trying to slow down our ball and we'll do the same to theirs."

Declan Rooney - Irish Independent


...all the way through losses to Glasgow, Ospreys, Scarlets and a timely postponement away to Zebre one thing has been clear: how Lam planned to arrest the slump.

Sean Farrell -


Ulster continue to show regular changes week to week and this week there are five new starters from the team which defeated Ospreys 9-7

Richard Mulligan - Belfast Newsletter


Well before the game turned professional in late 1995, players lined-up for jabs to dinged ribs, knees, ankles or feet to ensure they weren't distracted by the pain that could cause their performances to suffer.

Richard Knowler -


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