Wednesday, December 08, 2021

Front Five - 08.12.21

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



A striking feature of Leinster’s running game this season has been the yards they’ve been making after contact, and in this, of late, van der Flier has taken his game to a new level.


Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

...19 players have been drafted in from the National and Provincial Talent squads, with the majority having featured at various stages in this season's All-Ireland League.


RTÉ Rugby

Connacht host struggling French giants Stade Francais on Sunday before a daunting trip to a revived Leicester Tigers outfit


David Kelly - Irish Independent

Bath Director of Rugby Stuart Hooper said: “Jordan is someone we have seen potential in for a long time."


Planet Rugby

 ...they have now decided to concede the Pool B fixture, which will be awarded to Bristol Bears on a 28-0, five match points basis.


Ciarán Kennedy - The42.ie

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