Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Front Five - 13.08.19

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

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"Asked if he would “fancy” naming his 31-man squad today, a la Eddie Jones, Schmidt answered wryly: “I do not fancy it any day, to be honest"

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

It is understood that both Lowe and Penny...could be available in time for the beginning of the new PRO14 season.

Sean McMahon - Pundit Arena

“He is on the road to recovery, I don’t get the impression he needs anything else done...Because he has had other bits going on, it will be a big chunk of time."

Ryan Bailey - The42.ie

"Rugby has so many strong defensive systems and if you pick an unknown sevens player, defenders think 'What the hell is he doing?'"


(Leinster Women's Coach) Armstrong...has plenty of senior stars to call on including international back Sene Naoupu who is set to play at out-half 

Rúaidhrí O'Connor - Irish Independent

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