Saturday, August 31, 2019

Front Five - 31.08.19

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

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I think 32 would make a difference because when you’ve got a five- or a four-day turnaround you know that you’ve got three specialist positions, hooker, scrum-half and out-half.

Simon Lewis - Irish Examiner

 ...for the most part it was Ireland's sluggish movement at the set-piece and some poor calls from Iain Henderson that put that aspect of their game under so much strain.

Alan Quinlan - Irish Independent

"If the referee determines that a dangerous high tackle or shoulder charge warrants a red card, then the referee must firstly verify the decision with the TMO."

Huget, 32, scored a try and was a threatening presence as the home side crossed seven times in front of a sparse crowd

The criticism that Wales have received since moving to No1 will pale into insignificance should Ireland take their place.

NZ Herald

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