Sunday, December 28, 2014

Front Five - 28.12.14

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

Later today here on HarpinOnRugby...
We begin the countdown of
our top five Leinster & Ireland
matches of 2014

During the week people had been complaining that the lack of international players devalued the fixture but pride in the jersey is more important to the team

Driving the Blues away

Gayl - West Terrace View

What an event! I believe we are ready to make that step

Realistic World Cup bid puts Irish rugby in the big time

Neil Francis - Irish Independent

"You've got to appreciate the four points in a local derby, but it feels a little bit of a hollow victory." 
BBC Sport

...he is also being ­recognised for his ­extensive charity work in Britain, including for the NSPCC 
Simon Boyle, Patrick Hill - Irish Mirror

“It is brilliant working with (Joe Schmidt), every meeting and every training session we learn something new — and you could almost be jealous that Leinster had him for so long."

Ireland can win World Cup – Paul O’Connell

Feel free to share any interesting links you spot yourself about t’internet 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