Monday, January 24, 2022

Front Five - 24.01.22

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

ICYMI click here for a selection of
online comments after Bath v Leinster

(Leinster and Connacht) will meet in Europe for the first time in April’s two-legged tie as all four Irish sides are on the same side of the draw

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

The crowd, which had been increased in number to 13,047 by the relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions, were buoyed by what they saw.

Michael Glennon - RTÉ.ie

...the crucial moment for them came a few minutes later when replacement Cobus Reinach intercepted and ran the length of pitch to score the bonus point try.

 Mapimpi...scored a hat-trick of tries in the Durban-based side’s 47-37 United Rugby Championship win against the Lions in Johannesburg on Saturday.

Dylan Coetzee - Planet Rugby

Elsewhere, James Ryan’s younger brother David scored the match-winning try in UCD’s exciting 32-27 defeat of 14-man Lansdowne.

Dave Mervyn -

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