Sunday, October 23, 2016

Front Five - 23.10.16

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

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of Leinster A v Nottingham

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Montpellier v Leinster preview

...the rawness was of a different strain. In the most awful circumstances imaginable, it was a throwback to the best days in Limerick.

Brendan Fanning - Irish Independent


Paddy Jackson dropped back in the pocket, kept his nerve superbly in guiding his 20-metre drop goal through the posts and handed his side redemption

John O'Sullivan - Irish Times


Northampton Saints left the Stade Pierre-Antoine battered and bruised

Matthew Wood - Talking Rugby Union


Although Itoje has won all his seven England caps this year in the second row, Jones was considering playing him in the back row against South Africa

Paul Rees - The Guardian

********** claimed the Maiden Hurdle about an hour after...Munster Rugby Supporter’s Club Choir belted out a powerful rendition for the province's anthem.

Ben Kiely -


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

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