Saturday, September 16, 2017

Front Five - 16.09.17

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

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The fear was that the hosts would struggle against the rampant visitors minus their big name stars — with Rory Best, Iain Henderson, Marcell Coetzee, Jean Deysel and Charles Piutau all missing

Adam McKendry -

With testing trips to Scarlets and Irish big guns Leinster next up, Cockerill knows he has a job on his hands

Duncan Smith - The Scotsman was their former hooker and now Dragons coach Bernard Jackman who was smiling at the end with home supporters almost delirious with joy.

Andy Howell - WalesOnline

Buccaneers are back dining at the Ulster Bank League’s top table after a 10-year absence.

Joe Naughton - SportsNews Ireland

The competing nations Ireland, South Africa and France have no voting rights with the final decision of who stages the 2023 event to be announced on November 15th.

Johnny Watterson - Irish Times

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