Sunday, January 20, 2019

Front Five - 20.01.19

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

Amid much strong debate and rancour
England want to try Nowell at flanker
It would be an odd move
and failure would prove
that Jones is indeed quite the...

Must finish that someday. 😜

"When he talks, the referee listens. That is because of his status in the game - you earn that, like Richie McCaw did."

BBC Rugby

“A special mention for the Chiefs. It was literally to the last play of the game that it was in the balance.”

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

Leicester tried their best to get back into the game...but could not find a way past the stern Ulster defence

Oisin McQueirns - Pundit Arena

"We certainly made it hard on ourselves," said Connacht coach Andy Friend.

John Fallon - Irish Independent

Defensive strategies went out the window as the crowd gathered at the Aviva Stadium’s back pitch were treated to 15 tries in all

Dave Mervyn -

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