Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Front Five - New Year's Eve 2014

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

Later today here on HarpinOnRugby...
the top 2 in our list of
 best HoR matches of 2014

Jamie Heaslip, whose DNA was apparently fabricated in conjunction with NASA, remains the only front-line Irish international not to be scratched from action by injury under Matt O'Connor or, indeed, Joe Schmidt.

Jack Conan knows that game of patience is his virtue

David Kelly - Irish Independent

“It is something that plays on my mind a little bit. I don’t dread the day, but I don’t think it was ever my intention to keep on playing this long."

Paul O’Connell retirement rumours may be premature

Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times

Leinster, like us (Ulster), aren’t in the greatest run of form and should we manage to escape the RDS with any kind of win then we will severely dent their top four aspirations as well as furthering our own. 
Adam McKendry - The Hound On The Hill

I know from playing there...that the people who go to watch Connacht don’t just go to be entertained. They go because they want their team to win and they get behind them no matter what. 
Mikey Traynor -

"Might not be on the NY list by the way."

Jonny Wilkinson in New Years Honours embarrassment after appearing to confirm knighthood

Daniel Schofield - Telegraph

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