Thursday, June 01, 2017

Front Five - 01.06.17

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

FFS all we need is for Irish politicians
to make a football out of our #RWC2023 bid
I hope the organisers aren't tempted
to kick us into touch

There was shock within political circles last night after Mr Ross raised doubt over whether Ireland's submission to host the 2023 event would be accepted.

Niall O'Connor - Irish Independent

...from the angle behind the kick, it looked for all the world like it was heading wide – and then, suddenly, it didn’t.

Simon O'Keeffe - Pundit Arena

"I have huge respect for him...he’s done most things in the game and he has...a valid reason for doing what he’s doing and he made a choice.”

Brendan O'Brien - Irish Examiner

On song, Sexton is the business, a player who has skill, craft and the ability to navigate a side.

Mark Orders - WalesOnline

...only three teams have beaten New Zealand in a home game out of their last 73.

Patrick McCarry -

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