Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Front Five - 06.01.15

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

Asked if he was surprised Wilson was not being called to account for his own actions, Caputo said Leinster were simply looking for consistency.

Leinster vow to fight stamping charge against prop McGrath

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

“There’s a balancing act and it’s about managing the risk. He’s (Healy) got a couple of boxes to tick as far as (to) when he’s let off the leash." - Marco Caputo

Cian Healy set to return from injury ahead of schedule

John O'Sullivan - Irish Times

The idea was last floated seven years ago and quickly sank because of entrenched positions but the growing awareness about concussion has prompted renewed efforts to persuade administrators from both hemispheres to think again 
Paul Rees - The Guardian

Here’s how the Irish players and coaches based in England and France got on over the weekend. 
Murray Kinsella - TheScore.ie

There is no doubting the Irish supporters can be hard to please. If the team is playing a wonderful brand of attacking rugby and loosing they are classed as “all style and no substance”. If they are delivering results via a more pragmatic approach there are calls to play with more licence to thrill.

Ireland’s New Years Resolutions

Ozer McMahon - Pundit Arena

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