Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Front Five - 31.01.18

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

Excellent rugby on display at Donnybrook
by both sides yesterday
and that was just the first round!

"it's not now possible to do certain things that you used to get away with when I was playing and that is for the betterment of the game."

RTÉ Rugby

McNamara’s U20 side are already benefiting from having the experience of Ireland and Munster legend Paul O’Connell on board as their forwards coach.

Murray Kinsella -

The move would see him reunite with another former Connacht player in Dubliner Conor McPhillips, who is backs coach at Bristol.

Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times

In order to devote more time to his pre-match mind games, Warren Gatland has announced the Wales team to face Scotland today.

Scottish Rugby Blog

It was already looking like a lost cause for Castleknock but they refused to follow the script.

Des Berry - Irish Independent

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