Friday, November 21, 2014

Front Five - 21.11.14

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

Later today here on HarpinOnRugby...
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No team can stealthily acquire the title of European champions or third best in the world while forever retaining the traditional tag of underdogs.

Ireland must embrace tag of favouritism

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

“The team are asking for exactly what we asked for – professionalism, transparency, being treated with respect and fairness."

Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu explains why Samoa are fighting for their rugby future

Julian Crabtree - Sky Sports

"I was only back into training a few weeks and the shoulder was at me and then it flared up." 
Marcus Ó Buachalla - Irish Independent

Because it would be the Tahs’ third and final pre-season game, they would field a stellar top side that features nearly all the players who took out the 2014 title. 
Jamie Pandaram -

The ability to...provide an off the cuff moment of genius is a trait that separates the best from the rest

Top Improvisation From Kahn Fotuali’i

John O'Sullivan - Rugby Banter Page

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