Monday, December 19, 2016

Front Five - 19.12.16

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

I suppose it's a good thing that the EPCR
has owned up to their mistake although
making the statement just over 24 hours
after full time is a bit soon and 
kind of hangs their ref out to dry.
Plus, I can't help but wonder what would
have happened if it were a Wasps try?

...while Montpellier were down to 13 men Castres capitalised through a give the home side a three-point lead

Irish Independent

A red card for Leinster’s Murphy for an off the ball incident looked to spell trouble for the home team but the 14 remaining players coped admirably... the end Clermont were just too good for the Irish Province and are now favourites to go through to the last eight as pool winners.

Richard Mulligan - Belfast Newsletter

Connacht should not have been permitted to take a line-out throw-in once the ball had been kicked into touch, as stipulated in Law 5.7 (e)

BBC Rugby

Foley's inclusion alongside such figures in the BBC montage shows how respected he was throughout world rugby and in the sporting world.

Robert Redmond -

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