Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Front Five - 03.09.19

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

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Wales v Ireland writeup

...the South African-born Munster lock has qualified by right and earned his place the hard way after three years of acclimatisation in Limerick.

Irish Examiner

"I just don't know on what basis you don't select Devin Toner ahead of him given that it was only in November that Devin played in the win over New Zealand."

Rúaidhrí O'Connor - Irish Independent

Du Toit (24) has already had a stint in Ireland when he signed for Munster in 2016 on a similar short term contract

Huge Rugby

Les Bleus’ first match in Japan is a potentially pivotal meeting with Argentina in Tokyo on 21 September.


They qualified for the 2019 World Cup after Romania, Spain and Belgium were docked points for fielding ineligible players in qualifying tournaments.

Irish Times

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