Monday, July 03, 2017

Front Five - 03.07.17

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

Very much enjoyed watching the Irish Mens 7s
yesterday - a talented & well coached squad

O’Brien’s decision came several hours after All Blacks centre Sonny Bill Williams had been given a four-week suspension by the same judicial panel in Wellington.

Simon Lewis - Irish Examiner

The tournament win...means that they have secured a place in next year's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series qualifying tournament in Hong Kong.

RTÉ Rugby

Make no mistake, the Lions' win on Saturday was fantastic, but it was against 14 men for 60 minutes, with a kicker having an off day.

Brian Moore - Irish Independent

Would Toby Faletau have scored his try, which included a nice run and pass from O’Brien in its build-up, not long after the incident that the Citing Commissioner looked at?

Spiro Zavos - The Roar

"Williams is said by many to be a thoroughly decent individual, but this was an awful blow and if he had committed it in the street he would have been arrested."

Gavin Cooney -

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