Sunday, December 22, 2019

Front Five - 22.12.19

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

I normally avoid sharing Franno's columns
on the Front Five but hey, sure it's Christmas...

Jack O'Donoghue's 25th-minute try, coupled with 14 points from the boot of JJ Hanrahan, secured a sixth league win of the season.

RTÉ Rugby

The currency of an international player is being current — once you no longer command a place on the national side the endorsements and brand ambassadorships dry up.

Neil Francis - Irish Independent

Both sides fought through difficult conditions...with Keatley’s accuracy and a second-half try from...Faive proving decisive.

“It was a fiercely contested game. It could have gone either way and they’ve probably done just enough.."

Duncan Smith - The Scotsman

Pollard left eight points behind him on his French Top 14 debut as Montpellier lost 29-25 (via AFP)

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