Thursday, December 12, 2019

Front Five - 12.12.19

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

ICYMI click here for our podcast
featuring Neil 'Keego' Keegan 
 where we discuss the Nucifora report


“Even when you do a successful defensive read, there are still always learning opportunities. It’s just a bit more obvious when they make a line break.”


Ciarán Kennedy - The42.ie

Botha's loss will be softened by the return of Chris Cloete, with Saracens set to name a strong side tomorrow for Saturday's clash.


Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

"...the lock forward is confident that they can secure the points in what he believes to be a must-win game in Galway."


RTÉ Rugby

"...if he were to make it to the tour he would be edging towards 35-years of age, and a fourth tour with the Lions."


Huge Rugby

 ....increasing the duration of a match by 20-minutes would place a significant additional physical toll on the players


John O'Sullivan - Irish Times

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