Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Front Five - 14.01.15

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

Later today on HarpinOnRugby...
a double-bill of guest posts


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He played every minute in all five of Ireland’s Six Nations matches last year along with his brother Rob and Jamie Heaslip...but in less than 10 months the landscape has changed for wingers.

For now, any wing will do for Dave Kearney

Johnny Watterson - Irish Times




Ulster's appalling run of injuries maintained its depressing regularity yesterday and the knock-on effects for Ireland are immediately obvious

Fresh fears for Marshall's career after Ulster centre suffers fifth concussion

David Kelly - Irish Independent




"Munster need to be prepared to be as boring as Saracens are." - Brendan Fanning  
Down The Blind Side (podcast)




The Exiles are under new ownership...and are eager to force their way back into the Premiership’s top sides. 
Robert Kitson - The Guardian




Former Leinster and Connacht scrum-half Paul O’Donohoe is trying to make the best of retirement.

‘You’d almost wash the dishes 24 times to fill the day’ – The initial struggle of a retired rugby player

Will Slattery - TheScore.ie
 



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