Saturday, September 21, 2019

Front Five - 21.09.19

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

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As they reminded us against Wales...Ireland are at their best when Murray and Sexton are working off strong set-pieces and repetitive recycling.

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

It’s been over 18 months since Ireland scored 30 or more points against a top 10 side. To which the counter is quite simply – they don’t need to.

Scottish Rugby Blog

...a disciplined and patient final half-hour...allowed Cheika’s men to leave the Sapporo Dome with a bonus-point win.

Daniel Jeffrey - The Roar

...there was plenty of evidence of weakness for Schmidt to pore over, nowhere more obviously than in their failure to deal with Russia’s kicking.

Murray Kinsella -

The visitors demolished their hosts in a ruthless first 40 minutes which saw them take a 26-0 lead into the interval. 

Irish Independent

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