Thursday, May 31, 2018

Front Five - 31.05.18

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

Disappointing result for Irish Under 20s
but at the risk of using an overworn cliché
there really were plenty of positives


With 16 months to go until the World Cup in Japan, Schmidt is keen to avoid a repeat of the Ian Madigan situation at the 2015 tournament


Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times

Ireland surrendered a 17-5 interval lead but came with a late surge to snatch a bonus point, which could be invaluable


John Fallon - Irish Independent

Negotiations are far from over, with Rugby Australia still trying to make him eligible for the first Test in Brisbane next week.


Tom Decent - Sydney Morning Herald

The RFU could yet face legal action from (Sam) Jones, who did not receive the full safety briefing and was sent to hospital in a taxi.


The42.ie (via AFP)

"They didn't even need to look at each other!"


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