Saturday, November 26, 2016

Front Five - 26.11.16

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

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Leinster’s night got worse 30 seconds after the restart when Daly was shown a red card for taking out Thomas in mid-air.

Rob Lloyd - WalesOnline


It is expected that Josh Van der Flier will take O'Brien's place in the starting lineup. He joins CJ Stander and Jamie Heaslip in the back row.


...with Treviso coming to Galway next weekend, Connacht have a great chance to build up a head of steam before their crucial Champions Cup games against Wasps next month.

John Fallon - Irish Examiner


The return of the captain Niamh Briggs is key as she returns after missing the defeats by England and Canada because of a hamstring injury.

Alison Donnelly - ScrumQueens


Although most of the pitch was playable, deteriorating conditions late in the day meant that some areas were deemed to be dangerous by the referee”

Richard Mulligan - Belfast Newsletter


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