Thursday, August 08, 2019

Front Five - 08.08.19

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

On this week's pod I look at Irish RWC2019 opponents Japan and Samoa, the latest news from Carton House and suggested law changes among other things.

"...when you look back now we probably believed that we had the ability to turn up and beat anyone. That we were this all-conquering force"

Rúaidhrí O'Connor - Irish Independent

"We’re not in the position we are in the world rankings without going out and winning some difficult Test matches."

Johnny Watterson - Irish Times

“I have thoroughly enjoyed my time in Ireland. My family and I feel that we have been made to feel part of the community here, right from the outset."

Simon Lewis - Irish Examiner

...the 23-year-old further cemented his reputation as one of the best second rows in the world throughout the 2018/19 season.

Ryan Bailey -

The movie will track the early beginnings of the legend of the game, from promising young athlete to devastating international rugby player, and beyond.


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