Thursday, November 21, 2019

Front Five - 21.11.19

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

ICYMI click here for a brief
overview of the Joe Schmidt Test era

"At seven you’re off the back of the lineout in defence, you’re defending with the out-half, you need to be talking and kind of leading defensive-wise."

Brendan O'Brien - Irish Examiner

"...we thought it was incredible that two teams at rugby’s premier tournament had to play on a pitch as badly cobbled together as that one was"

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

It is up to the union to pay him what he is worth and, if they lose him, they risk setting Connacht back a number of seasons.

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

"They are good lads, and I’m sure when it comes to that decision they will make the right one. But it’s going to be a tough one."

Sgarbi is late in fully committing to the tackle and Ringrose is able to power his way over for the try. 

Murray Kinsella -

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