Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Front Five - 17.07.19

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

Pro 14 fixtures out today!!!
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At 3.00pm Leo Cullen’s defending Guinness PRO14 champions will play...against Coventry, while at 5.30pm (the) Interprovincial Women’s Champions will get the defence of their title underway against Connacht.

“The structure of the season allows us towards next September as will a comprehensive summer programme working together as a squad ahead of the qualification games.”

Sean McMahon - Pundit Arena

Munster's...eye-catching hires...of Australia legend Stephen Larkham as attack coach and ex-England prop Graham Rowntree as forwards coach.

Irish Independent

If no points are scored in the sudden-death period, the match will be decided through a kicking competition. That's right, a kicking competition similar to a penalty shootout in football.

NZ Herald

O’Shea came up through the Munster academy but after (recovering from) a serious Achilles tendon injury...he moved into the IRFU’s sevens programme.

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