Saturday, January 17, 2015

Front Five - 17.01.15

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

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Leinster v Castres preview

Castres have dabbled in Europe this season, absentminded rather than focused, distracted no doubt by their travails in the French Top 14 Championship

Castres take on Leinster with weight of world on shoulders

John O'Sullivan - Irish Times

McSharry is in his fourth year with Connacht and is eager to build on what he says has already been a "good season" for him personally.

Dave McSharry eager to take his opportunity at Connacht

Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

When you have two sides who approach the scrum positively then, unless conditions underfoot are appallingly bad, there is very rarely a problem. In my experience though, it is almost always impossible to blame the conditions. 
Nigel Owens - WalesOnline

Such was the strength of solidarity on show the t-shirts could have read “Nous Somme Tous Francais”.
Gavin Mortimer - Rugby World

Enzo Coppin is 11 and plays for one of the Clermont underage teams. He is also over six feet tall...

Clermont have an 11-year-old youth player who’s almost bigger than some of their pack

Will Slattery -

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Taken by JLP from RDS press box on Nov 16, 2019