Monday, September 18, 2017

Front Five - 18.09.17

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

The story of team sports in Ireland is a bit like Goldilocks
Big soccer matches are played way too often
Big GAA matches are played just a few times a year
But rugby has it juuuuuuust right.

It was another tough night at the office for Worcester Warriors pair Donnacha O'Callaghan and Peter Stringer.

RTE Rugby

Cork Constitution begin title defence by beating Clontarf

Irish Times

The Springboks' lack of intent was shocking

John Goliath -

Although “women have been playing rugby in New Zealand since the 19th century”, it wasn’t until the 80s when the popularity of the sport picked up.

Zakaia Cvitanovich - The Roar

The official attendance for the game was listed at 3,011 and - to get there - they must have counted the playing and coaching staff of both teams, the referee, assistants, TMO, ball boys and concessions staff.

Patrick McCarry -

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