Monday, June 05, 2017

Front Five - 05.06.17

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

Disappointing result for Wolfpuppies
but mightily impressed by the Scots U20
and their free-flowing risk-taking rugby

Also congrats to Clérmont and their awesome fans
a try worthy of champions and
nerves of steel from Morgan Parra!

Ireland need to beat New Zealand in their final pool game at the World Rugby U-20 Championships to avoid their worst finish in seven attempts

Irish Independent

Morgan Parra kicked 17 points as the favourites delivered for once after so many disappointments (via AFP)

Welsh hooker Ken Owens will skipper a team containing 11 new Lions, including the Irish centre pairing of Robbie Henshaw and Jared Payne

Robert Kitson - The Guardian

The news on All Blacks midfielder Ryan Crotty hasn't changed - he's got no chance to play for the Crusaders when they meet the Lions

Richard Knowler -

That was 12 years ago and if people can't put it behind them then I suppose they never will.

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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