Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Front Five - 29.11.16

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

Leinster’s needs are more immediate and they are determined to have one of their most influential players back on the park for the pre-Christmas back-to-back matches

Johnny Watterson - Irish Times


It would be highly hypocritical to admonish Kiwi pundits and media members for their cavalier attitude towards player safety in the aftermath of the Ireland game without commenting on Earls' remarks last week.

Will Slattery - Irish Independent


"What if we go into the Six Nations and teams get 50% possession and 50% territory and they don't give up 15 penalties?"

Conal Cahill - Balls.ie


The All Blacks restored order...by beating up the Irish – some would say literally – in Dublin, but they are no longer the sport’s invincibles

The Roar (via AAP)


...barely a half (let alone a game) seems to go by without some kind of controversy or debate about either poor implementation of the TMO by officials

The East South Terrace


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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