Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Front Five - 13.10.21

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

...should Andy Farrell not use this November's Test window to see how someone like Carbery does against the Boks or All Blacks?

Patrick McCarry -

In previous seasons, the Irish players would have two rounds of European pool rugby to step up their intensity and catch the coaches’ eye.

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

IRFU Director of Sevens and Women’s rugby Anthony Eddy and former Munster and Ireland star Niamh Briggs are part of the group.

James Roulston Mooney - SportsNewsIreland

"This is very much the last resort, but it had become apparent that the union’s leadership was incapable of putting in place the actions to regularise its position."

“With some players susceptible to abrasions on artificial surfaces, the decision gives players the option to wear tights or leggings as a preventative measure”

The Guardian

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