Thursday, May 05, 2016

Front Five - 05.05.16

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

“Receiving recognition from my fellow peers is the ultimate accolade. I will remember this season fondly, from winning my first cap, to scoring my first international try and ultimately winning this award."
 
 
Ryan Bailey - The42.ie

If Leinster don't want to lose their bright young things, they need to use them.
 
 
Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

Leone Nakarawa revealed that the squad met following the 13-10 loss at Ulster in early February and vowed there would be no more defeats until the end of the season.
 
 
Duncan Smith - The Scotsman

“In Europe and the Pro12 you are playing against world class players week in and week out so you just have to focus on your own game.”
 
 
Ciaran Donaghy - Belfast Newsletter

While Cruden occupies the number 10 shirt for club and country, McKenzie slots in a full-back for the Chiefs but such has been his impact, he has assumed kicking duties over Cruden.
 
 
Gary Brennan - Pundit Arena

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Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Front Five - 04.05.16

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
 
Have to say I agree with Mike Blair
 
 

"It needs to kind of be simmering for you, that disappointment, to use that as drive because the season isn't over for us now"
 
 
Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

“The only thing more impressive than winning the league is winning it back to back."
 
 
Duncan Smith - The Scotsman

...for their own self-worth, Munster need to sign off this troubles season by securing qualification off their own bat
 
 
Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

...old-timers like me would be harsh critics if he dropped one Test, the first ever. We have had far too many firsts for Bok rugby in the last year.
 
 
Harry Jones - The Roar

...if you want to see how Leinster react to their thrashing in Belfast you’ll have to go along to the RDS yourself.
 
 
Sean Farrell - The42.ie

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Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Front Five - 03.05.16

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

...there has been a €20 increase to category one, two and three tickets from their 2013 prices...However, there are savings to be made if fans purchase a package for all three games.
 
 
Irish Independent

Leinster could not say if Healy’s evaluation and ability to play could take him out of the three Test matches against the Springboks.
 
 
Johnny Watterson - Irish Times

Jackson had seen little action at the Rugby World Cup with Ireland and he was completely overlooked for the Six Nations Championship in the green jersey
 
 
Richard Mulligan - Belfast Newsletter

Timisoara Saracens topped Rugby Calvisano 28- 17.
 
 
Rugby365.com
 
(possibly the shortest article we’ve ever included that didn’t include a YouTube clip!)

The criminal(s) should probably start running now because they do not want to have these two men on their trail.
 
 
SportsJOE.ie

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