Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Front Five - 01.11.16

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

Apologies for the delay in posting
our Leinster v Connacht writeup
it will publish around lunchtime Tuesday


"...Chicago, a bit of fanfare, completely alien to them playing in a football stadium. It’s as good a chance as any to catch them.”


Ciarán Gallagher - Irish Examiner

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Paddy Jackson was not included in the 27-man Ireland squad to face New Zealand this Saturday in Chicago


BBC Sport

(note - as this story relates to an ongoing police investigation we do not invite any comments on the matter and they will be deleted in due course)

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"...the All Blacks will be on high alert to ensure their preparation for this Sunday's test in Chicago against Joe Schmidt's men is 'bone-deep,' as Steve Hansen likes to call it."


Campbell Burnes - NZ Herald

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The next step in the jersey’s evolution will be revealed on November 1 with new supplier Canterbury of New Zealand creating their first Lions shirt for over 50 years


Josh Gardner - WorldRugby.com

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...rather than grounding the ball or booting it out of play, Bouldoire instead threw the ball over the dead ball line


The42.ie

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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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