Thursday, November 09, 2017

Front Five - 09.11.17

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

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A number of injury concerns...could yet affect the selection of the starting XV and replacements, which will be announced at lunchtime on Thursday.


Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

Whether Browne gets answers to his queries, he will hope that by asking the questions he has planted the seed of doubt.


Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

the [RFU] is believed to be willing to make a “goodwill payment” of £75,000 to the islanders but will not share gate money.


Iain Morrison - The Scotsman

"...six of the matchday 23 haven’t played the French before (Hames, Laulala, Tu’ungafasi, Fifita, Sopoaga and McKenzie) so it’ll be a new experience for them"


Redefined Rugby

31-year-old [Rob] Kearney was visibly frustrated when questioned on his fitness issues by the media, but the concern is real


Maurice Brosnan - Balls.ie


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