Friday, January 23, 2015

Front Five - 23.01.15

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

Later today on HarpinOnRugby...
our Wasps v Leinster preview

Victory over Wasps and a home quarter-final in the Champions Cup is guaranteed. That’s the only marker to measure success in Northern Hemisphere club rugby.

Leinster’s injury crisis finally eases in time for vital clash with Wasps

Gavin Cummisky - Irish Times

"The World Cup is a big carrot dangling in front of you. It is something I really want to play in so I will be working hard to get it,"

Prop White determined to finally wear green after injury

John Fallon - Irish Independent

His defensive ability and work at the contact area have always been exceptional but he’s one of our best carriers now and is also a recognised lineout option. 
Robert Kitson - The Guardian

Rugby is no longer a 15 or even 23 man game. Its brutal, physically gruelling nature means that a player being ever present in a season is a thing of a bygone age. 
ExiledTurk -

...the King of European rugby’s aristocrats looks like he might be content to end his side’s Champions Cup interests

The Godfather of European rugby might be about to betray us all this weekend

Will Slattery - (formerly TheScore)

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