Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Front Five - 30.08.17

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

To be fair to the South African press,
I struggled to point out either
Bloemfontein or Port Elizabeth
(before I just Googled them, of course)

For all the talk of the Dragons’ traditions, this a region that hasn’t finished in the top half of the Celtic League since 2005.

Brendan O'Brien - Irish Examiner

With three of Connacht’s first four fixtures at the Sportsground, Keane says there is pressure, but he is delighted to be at home.

Linley MacKenzie - Irish Times

Here we take a closer look at the Toyota Cheetahs, who face Ulster on Friday night at Kingspan Stadium

Belfast Newsletter

"This team's got a long way to go still. To see how far we can take it is exciting."

Frank Nickson - Talking Rugby Union

We look forward to seeing the South African sides in Galway to face Leinster, and Limerick to face Connacht.

Daniel Kelly -

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