Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Front Five - 02.11.14

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

Later today here on HarpinOnRugby...
our secret agent hands in his report
on Harlequins ahead of their
double-header with Leinster

Every parent, brother, sister, girlfriend, boyfriend, referee or coach should be aware of the signs and symptoms of concussion and take control if necessary

Is it just a bang on the head?

Killian Byrne - Outside The Comfort Zone...

"(Leinster) aren't as clinical (this year) when they get in the opposition's 22" - Denis Hickie

Leinster spark, Munster wins, Galway hedonism, Hunt V GAA

Second Captains

"As a group, we've talked about a few things we need to change. If we can get those things right, we can start to throw the ball around a bit more." 
Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

"We are looking for sporting X-factor and to ensure we leave no stone unturned we are not limiting our search to those already playing club rugby." 

John Plumtree’s influence is all over the Ireland forwards, clearing breakdowns from deep, and often neglecting wide stationing of the big men – the All Blacks preference – to flood the seas of the ruck with green.

Europe throws down the gauntlet in All Blacks absence

James Mortimer - allblacks.com
[major hat-tip to @Rrek_Oonagh] 

Feel free to share any interesting links you spot yourself about t’internet (just as Oonagh did!) by email, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, blog comment or carrier pigeon – whatever works for you. JLP
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Taken by JLP from RDS press box on Nov 16, 2019