Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Front Five - 20.11.18

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

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Ireland v New Zealand writeup

The sharpness was taken out of their play by Ireland's relentless defensive 80-minute effort that forced them to make uncharacteristic errors.

Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

Given the result against Ireland, some may immediately jump to conclusions this would represent a form-related cull.

Liam Napier - NZ Herald

"...I thought we targeted Brodie Retallick from early doors. He's just so important to them..."

Arthur James O'Dea - Balls.ie

Created by a piercing break in mid-field from Yoann Huget, Thomas took Benjamin Fall’s pass on the far-side to go in unopposed.

Stephen Brundson - RugbyDump

"I hear this every time we play Australia – Pocock’s not going to be fit – so when I heard it I thought: ‘Here we go again,’"

Gerard Meagher - The Guardian

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Note - views expressed in "Front Five" links do not necessarily reflect those of HarpinOnRugby


Taken by JLP from RDS press box on Nov 16, 2019