Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Front Five - 04.10.17

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

ICYMI click here for our 80-word review
of Leinster's first Euro opponents Montpellier

"It's a f***ing very special day."

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

It takes a certain skillset to get the best out of the traditional make-up of a Munster squad and, in my opinion, current Ireland defence coach Andy Farrell has exactly what it takes to do just that.

Donal Lenihan - Irish Examiner

The Irish qualified flanker hobbled off after last Friday’s defeat to Scarlets and left the ground in a knee brace

Ryan Bailey -

“It’s the pressure of rugby. We have got 44 per cent of our players injured when the average across the rest of the year is 21 per cent”

Andy Howell - WalesOnline

"We are calling for a global competition of privately owned franchises divided into three or four conferences."

The Roar

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