Thursday, August 09, 2018

Front Five - 09.08.18

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

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“When I found out what was happening to me in France I immediately called my agent and asked if Leinster had any spots available "


Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times

"I'll play six if the team needs me to play six but you're more involved in the game at seven and you're never too far away from the ball."


Jack O'Toole - SportsJoe.ie

Perpignan...begin their Top 14 campaign with a clash against Stade Francais, who have recently hired Paul O'Connell as a forwards coach.


Irish Independent

The Pacific Islands nations' only current influence on the World Rugby Council falls under Oceania Rugby's two votes of a total 48. 


RTÉ Rugby

793 million people follow rugby globally, while 338 million consider themselves as fans – an increase of 24 per cent since 2013


Frank Nickson - Talking Rugby Union

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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