Thursday, July 08, 2021

Front Five - 08.07.21

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

Finding it harder and harder
to take this Lions tour seriously


Captain Alex Kendellen led by example as he crossed the whitewash twice


RTÉ Rugby

...in a farcical situation on the bench, Finn Russell was the only recognised option to cover all seven backline spots


Duncan Bech - The Independent (UK)

"We’re not sure where we’ve picked these cases up from – whether that was through hotel staff or some people passing by at the matches."


Murray Kinsella - The42.ie

It was Australia's second Test victory since the 2019 World Cup against a French side that have rested most of their Test starters.


BBC Rugby

The hiring of Meyer is a major statement of intent from the SaberCats who are on course to finish at the bottom of the MLR table for a third time in four years.


Americas Rugby News

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