Saturday, August 25, 2018

Front Five - 25.08.18

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

Taking the rest of the weekend off
here at Harpin Manor we'll be back Monday

"The expectation will be...that they will want to get into the knock-out stages of both competitions and then re-assess. That’s something that’s really achievable and something they should do."

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

Exeter looked completely at ease on Munster’s newly-installed artificial playing surface, which had a week earlier produced nine tries and a narrow win for the home side over London Irish.

Simon Lewis - Irish Examiner

It means that Ulster will go into next weekend’s Guinness Pro14 opener against Scarlets on the back of consecutive losses

The 34-year-old play-maker has excelled on the international stage with both the Ireland 15s and Sevens teams.

 the six French clubs in the Champions Cup last season...had both more homegrown and eligible French players playing more matches...compared to Irish players in Ireland

Tier 2 Rugby

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