Monday, December 05, 2016

Front Five - 05.12.16

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

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"It has brought the standard up for everyone, to have this lad come in with virtually no experience and go out and play for Ireland."

David Kelly - Irish Independent

Bordeaux boss Raphael Ibanez admitted the red card for Braid was crucial.

Rugby365 (via AFP)

Just imagine when Billy Vunipola, Maro Itoje and Joe Launchbury are all back available, when they start scrummaging with more devil

Michael Aylwin - The Guardian

Lydiate was forced off just before half-time as Wales overcame South Africa 27-13 at the Principality Stadium last weekend.

In the day’s other game Connacht edged out Leinster 8-5 at Tuam RFC.

Aisling Crowe - Irish Examiner

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