Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Front Five - 19.12.17

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

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Leinster v Exeter Chiefs writeup

The incident has been widely compared to the red card shown to Cardiff Blues prop Taufa'ao Filise by Nigel Owens earlier this month.

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

Either the technique of the tackle or more expansive rugby, without one-off head-on crash balls, would reduce the risk of a head injury.

Maurice Brosnan - Balls.ie

...he wants to remain in Ireland to further his international career, but the eye-watering offer from Montpellier...has been sure to complicate matters.

Simon Lewis - Irish Examiner

"We are looking for someone who can deal with the way rugby has changed dramatically over the last few years."


The council will now make arrangements for a prestigious ceremony to bestow this honour to the rugby star in 2018.

Richard Mulligan - Belfast Newsletter

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