Thursday, November 18, 2021

Front Five - 18.11.21

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

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3.19 : “That Irish performance”

"...we have to be able to perform when we’re not always the underdog. We want to be at the top consistently so this week is the first opportunity for that."

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times becomes the second player from his side to be ruled out due to injury following skipper Johnny Sexton, who has a ankle and knee problem.

Matthew Wood - Talking Rugby Union

Erasmus is also banned from taking part in match days until October 2022, including coaching, contact with match officials and media engagement.

Rugby World

...the game’s global governing body declares that brain health is a function of lifestyle choices, that dementia can be held at bay, that there is so much we can all do.

Michael Aylwin - The Guardian

"Johnny always used to say to Cheika, 'You should have played me 10 and Felipe 12!'"

Patrick McCarry -

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