Friday, May 07, 2021

Front Five - 07.05.21

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

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Sexton, the 2018 world player of the year hasn't played since suffering a head injury in Leinster’s Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final win over Exeter

RTÉ Rugby

“It’s both attack and defence. It changes, which keeps you on your toes. It gets you match-ready and gets you up to the intensity that you need to get to.”

Sarah Rendell - Rugby World

The previous Connacht players to play for the Lions are Ray McLoughlin (1966, 1971), John O’Driscoll (1980, 1983) & Ciaran Fitzgerald (1983)


The Wallabies and France will meet in three Tests in the space of just 11 days in July, with the teams playing two mid-week Tests. 

The Guardian

The Wales captain appeared out of thin air as a hologram, in a scene reminiscent of Star Trek. 

Eoin Harrington -

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