Monday, December 22, 2014

Front Five 22.12.14

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

Later today here on HarpinOnRugby...
our Leinster v Connacht writeup 
is titled "Joyeux Noel"


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"We are players, we don't do Christmas really. We keep playing over Christmas. It is a distraction, but we can't let our focus drift."

Christmas 'cancelled' as Munster aim to avoid worst run

John Fallon - Irish Independent




Hartley will have a disciplinary hearing next week, his fourth in the last 30 months.

Dylan Hartley’s England future at risk after red card for Northampton

Paul Rees - Guardian




Those with even a medium-term memory will recall that the cap was brought in due to the chaos caused by unrestrained spending by a small number of owners. 
Brian Moore - Telegraph




Boudjellal delivered a riposte on French TV which stopped short of ending with “ner-ner-nee-ner-ner”. 
James Harrington - Rugby WrapUp




All the desperate tweets in the world won’t work. There’ll be no complacency here (hopefully).

Not Playing Ireland Is One Of The Ten Biggest Moments Of The All Blacks’ Year

Gary Reilly - Balls.ie
 



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