Thursday, October 20, 2016

Front Five - 20.10.16

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

"...what he did for Munster to become one of the best teams in Europe, to have a huge stadium and a legacy makes him one of the most important figures in Irish rugby over the last couple of decades." - Gregor Townsend

Duncan Smith - The Scotsman


“Rob Baxter has said that his side will be coming to Belfast angry following that result (v Clérmont), so we can expect a full assault and we need to be up to that challenge.”

Jim Stokes - Irish Examiner


"...when you consider their best chance is at home and then you go: Toulouse, Wasps, Connacht, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to work out which game they are targeting."

Keith Duggan - Irish Times


The 30-year-old suffered from back spasms which prevented him from training at full intensity and has been out of action since his last game on 11th September.

Talking Rugby Union


"...I can’t see a problem with that because that’s all within the regulations. When you have an injury, you get your injury cured."

Conor Neville -


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