Thursday, September 13, 2018

Front Five - 13.09.18

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

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Bill committed to future-proofing his beloved sport, with the amalgamation of the existing June and November windows into one block among the proposals to make Test fixtures more meaningful.

Rob Kitson - Irish Times

“I don’t think anyone knows how bad his (Murray’s) injury is. To be honest, I don’t really think about it too much."

Declan Rooney -

Ulster play Southern Kings on Sunday in Port Elizabeth before, five days later, meeting the Cheetahs at altitude in Bloemfontein

Irish Independent

The Bristol Bears flanker was clearly dismayed with referee Andrew Jackson’s decision, at the time telling the official “I’m playing rugby” after he was shown the card.

...hopefully the fact that we’ll be doing it over seven consecutive weeks gives us a lot more replication of what the players, coaches, support staff and match officials will receive when they get promoted up into a proper league.

Simon Lewis - Irish Examiner

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