Thursday, January 04, 2018

Front Five - 04.01.18

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

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Leinster v Connacht writeup

"You know you're going to get physicality and you're going to get big boys running at you."

Ruaidhri O’Connor - Irish Independent

Fellow Ireland front-liners Iain Henderson and Jacob Stockdale will also be on board as Ulster begin to ramp things up for their pivotal European clash with La Rochelle

Michael Sadlier - Irish Times

The disciplinary panel concluded that the actions merited a mid-range entry point as a player must not tackle above the line of shoulders

RTÉ Rugby

With...crucial back-to-back European matches against the Ospreys and Northampton Saints respectively Stirzaker’s arrival will give the Londoners some important cover at nine.

Hefin Jones - Pundit Arena

The number eight suffered the injury during the warm-up game against a Leinster development side at Donnybrook before Christmas

Ryan Bailey -

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