Thursday, July 06, 2017

Front Five - 06.07.17

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

RWC2023 was always going to be 
a political rugby ball on this island
the question is - can our politicians
get it over the tryline without knocking on?

It is the first time since 1993, that the Lions have been able to field an unchanged squad and shows the faith the Lions management has in their players.

Owain Jones - Rugby World

Minister for Sport Shane Ross described the bill as "the most energising piece of legislation" he has introduced in the Dáil.

RTÉ Rugby

"(Jordie Barrett is) a young man who whatever happens on Saturday, it's just the beginning, he's just going to get better and better."

Patrick McKendry - NZ Herald

Such a fixture would be part of the tour to South Africa with the British and Irish side potentially playing in Buenos Aires prior to playing three tests in South Africa.

Americas Rugby News

" I've no problem with lads having a few beers, but there's no need to promote it to the world."

Gavin Cooney -

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