Saturday, September 30, 2017

Front Five - 30.09.17

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

ICYMI click here for our opinion piece
on the proposal to ban tackling & scrums from schools rugby

"I was concerned with the preparation going into it, a lot of players coming back in for first a game against a team who have played five or six, it's concerning. Nothing beats playing."

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

He’s even got more on his CV than Michael Cheika did when he came in (to Leinster), he came via Randwick. So this guy has gone under the radar but obviously he’s very highly thought of, so maybe he’ll be a great fit.

Simon Lewis - Irish Examiner

...with the potential of Marcell Coetzee and Jared Payne set to come back from injury, Ulster are looking in good shape for the visit of Wasps before a difficult away game against La Rochelle in France.

Richard Mulligan - Belfast Newsletter

Carty had the chance to bring the sides level with a conversion, but he pulled it badly wide with five minutes to go.

"I don't know what sort of wildlife programme Scott has been watching, [that says you can] pat a lion as if it's a kitten."

Simon Lloyd -

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