Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Front Five - 22.08.17

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

ICYMI click here for our
Leinster v Gloucester writeup

Also...Fixtures for Rounds 1-4 
of 2017/18 Rugby Champions Cup
will be announced today at 3pm (Irish time)

Cardiff's Principality Stadium had been explored as a potential venue but a scheduling clash meant that the decision went in the Aviva's favour.

Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

...watch the match, give them all the support you can on Twitter and Facebook... they're out there giving it their all for us.

From The Bottom Of The Ruck

Leinster enter Leo Cullen’s third season in charge with 12 of their senior squad capable of taking a shift (in the back row)...and nine of them are internationals.

Brendan O'Brien - Irish Examiner

Subject to the granting of a visa, the Wallaby will arrive in Belfast to provide cover for Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding

Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times

Aki is eligible to play for Ireland as soon as next month

Niall McIntyre - SportsJoe.ie

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