Thursday, August 24, 2017

Front Five - 24.08.17

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

Get a sponsor to fund the extra players?

A seventh-place play-off against Wales on Saturday a must-win in order to secure automatic promotion for the next World Cup.

Orla Bannon - Irish Examiner

"We just have to do what is realistic, even if we have 28 players. For a normal training week, we would like to have 15 against 15."

David Kelly - Irish Independent

“The Premiership is tougher than ever so I am focused on ensuring the lads put in the performances the supporters deserve so we can all pull together and have a successful campaign.”

Simon O'Keeffe - Pundit Arena

"We can't really match the English and French for one domestic TV deal, so let's do it differently. This is the first phase."

Chris Jones - BBC Rugby

O'Donoghue may yet recruit Stander to Waterford's cause...Just as long as he doesn't wear that Tipp jersey.

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