Wednesday, August 07, 2019

Front Five - 07.08.19

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

Podcast episode 6 is in the works
covering Ireland's Pool A opponents,
the 50:22 proposal and more
should publish by 6pm Wednesday

The players all know the score and their competitive instincts will kick in over the coming days as they step up in intensity before kick-off at 2pm on Saturday.

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

"I feel really comfortable. I feel at home here in Carton House with everybody else."

Daire Walsh -

"I speak on behalf of the whole squad, everyone wants to play in the first game. It’s exciting times.”

Marisa Kennedy - Pundit Arena

"If Ben Youngs goes down before [England's World Cup pool match against] France...Potentially you have someone with two or three caps going into that scenario."

BBC Rugby

“He’s a big man, he’s played for Munster on the tighthead side of the scrum and enjoys the physical side of the game."

Murray Kinsella -

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