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 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 -

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