Friday, February 05, 2021

Front Five - 05.02.21

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

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Andy Farrell is expected to re-jig his back-row with Peter O’Mahony moving to blindside flanker with CJ Stander starting at No 8 to accommodate the Leinster flanker 

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

"For the first time in many years, they have the key ingredients of quality, management, discipline and culture aligned."

Planet Rugby

The western province sit second behind Munster in Conference B and hold a slim advantage in the three-way tussle for Champions Cup qualification

Niall Kelly -

For the first time since the 2019 World Cup quarter-final victory over Australia, George Ford has dropped to the bench

Duncan Bech - The Independent (UK)

The principle of automatic promotion and relegation has previously been a fundamental pillar of the English domestic game in the professional era.

Robert Kitson - The Guardian

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