Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Front Five - 07.11.17

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

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Glasgow v Leinster writeup

...it appears to be a straight shoot-out between Stuart McCloskey and Aki for the jersey left vacant by the injured Garry Ringrose and the Connacht star is the early favourite.

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

“Our mindset is that it’s not the end of year tour – this tour is about making sure we improve as a group...“


“His knowledge of the game is second to none. He is a hard worker, and that’s what you need from an assistant coach, and tactically very astute.”

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

[Lautua] has been getting some positive press...which is ironic because it was probably his lack of traction in the national team that pushed him towards a move to the English scene in the first place.

Marc Hinton - Stuff.co.nz

“I’d say we were professional enough to control ourselves and understand it was a training tool rather than a smash-up on the Monday of a Test week.”

The42.ie [via AFP]

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