Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Front Five - 11.10.16

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

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Leinster v Munster writeup

“There was a limited choice of hotels available because of a packaging conference in Chicago that same week” explained an IRFU spokesman

Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times


It was interesting...to see Stuart Lancaster laying down the law in the dressing room at half-time while Leo Cullen, the director of rugby, stood silently beside him.

The Guardian

(hat-tip Diarmuid Tempany)


Around 1980/81, I suffered a medial knee ligament injury and despite months of frustrating treatment, including a visit to Liverpool FC, I could not shake it.

Tony Ward - Irish Independent


...the young centre wanted the ground to open up and swallow him but he can laugh about it now as he reflects on Leinster’s comfortable interpro win over their southern adversaries.

Ryan Bailey - The42.ie


It is alleged he stamped on Leinster scrum-half Jamison Gibson-Park in the 73rd minute of Saturday clash in the Aviva.

Rugby Onslaught


Feel free to share any interesting links you spot yourself about t’internet by email, Twitter, Facebook, blog comment or carrier pigeon – whatever works for you. JLP

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