Sunday, August 11, 2019

Front Five - 11.08.19

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


As Joey Carbery put his head in his hands and was carted down the tunnel, any semblance of atmosphere was drained from the Aviva Stadium.

Ryan Bailey -

The pace of the Japanese attack caused the USA problems but it was the technical accuracy of the pack that yielded the first try just three minutes into the game.

Americas Rugby News

The performance was never going to be about aesthetics. It required steely effectiveness.

Khanysio Tshwaku -

"When they've got 15 on the field it feels like 20 so when they've got 14 it still feels like 17 or 18 as they have so many threats."

Melissa Woods - Perth Now (via AAP)

“It was never meant to earn a Grammy or a Pulitzer. It was calculated to be inclusive. It was a compromise.”

Rory Carroll - The Guardian

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