Friday, August 24, 2018

Front Five - 24.08.18

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

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“Everyone backs Leinster because they’re from Leinster, I back Munster because they’re the team I like."

David Kelly - Irish Independent

“Take Alan O’Connor. He didn’t really break through at the youngest age at Leinster but he’s now captaining Ulster at 24 or 25 years old."

Jim Stokes - Irish Examiner

After last weekend’s big win over Wasps, Friend has brought Tiernan O’Halloran in at fullback, meaning Cian Kelleher shifts onto the wing. 

Murray Kinsella -

Perhaps the most anticipated partnership this season is the arrival of Scotland fly-half Finn Russell and Irish winger Simon Zebo to Racing 92.


Ashton will have just one match to prove his worth before Eddie Jones names his autumn squad in October

Gerard Meagher - The Guardian

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