Thursday, October 30, 2014

Front Five - 30.10.14

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

Later today here on HarpinOnRugby...
Big Joe Shep looks beyond the Matt O'Connor era

The point is not that Leinster won ugly but that they are choosing not to win pretty anymore.

Scrum will be what drags Leinster down

Neil Francis - Irish Independent

"I thought it was a very very smart performance (from Munster)" - Keith Wood

Munster still need to find another gear

Off The Ball - Newstalk

If...(Leinster) grind their way to another Pro12 final and get beaten by Glasgow...then has (O'Connor) met the criteria required of him? 
Digging Like A Demented Mole

"so far I've been impressed with the level of consistency they've brought to their work." - Michael Cheika

"By changing the mindset of the players...I think we've got a scrum in the top 5 in the world"

Eddie Jones credits 'crazy coach' Marc dal Maso for Japan's huge scrummaging improvment

Rugby Onslaught

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