Thursday, March 08, 2018

Front Five - 08.02.18

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

Delighted to see Declan Kidney returning
to coaching I wish he and Les all the best at Irish

Ringrose is likely to be part of an otherwise unchanged Ireland backline

Murray Kinsella -

...the recruitment of two coaches with such distinguished pedigrees suggests the London Irish board are determined to ensure a swift return to the top flight.

Gavin Mairs - Irish Independent

“Leinster took Glasgow apart in the Champions Cup that day and particularly up front and that is the one Scottish worry I take into the game, I worry about Ireland’s driving lineout maul”

Ciarán Ó Raghallaigh - Irish Examiner

Gone from the squad altogether are his British and Irish Lions Alun Wyn Jones, Ross Moriarty and Dan Biggar, while Leigh Halfpenny and Ken Owens have to settle for a place on the bench.

Gary Brennan - Pundit Arena may have to concede that he may never have been quite so quick of the mark as his backline-leading son.

Rugby World

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