Friday, August 31, 2018

Front Five - 31.08.18

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

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Drilling down the halfback pairing of Luke McGrath and Ross Byrne, who start tonight, should become more important to Leinster’s success as the season drives forward.

Johnny Watterson - Irish Times

Cardiff Blues are now 14 straight games without a win against Leinster dating back to February 2011.

Cardiff Rugby Life

If there was a crystallising moment in van Graan’s first half-season at the Munster was that loss to Leinster (in May)

Simon Lewis - Irish Examiner

No side on the UK mainland is further away from their nearest rivals than the Penzance-based club and it leads to a unique rugby culture in West Cornwall.

Brent Pilnick - BBC Rugby

Ian Madigan will be keen to show his quality after spending a season in the Championship

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