Sunday, February 01, 2015

Front Five - 01.02.15

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


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The make-up of the last eight in the Champions Cup will comprise seven clubs from, if you like, the private sector, and just one from the public.

Great care will be needed to save Europe's cash cow

Brendan Fanning - Irish Independent




Lansdowne’s firepower is proving too much for their play-off rivals at present, with 74 points scored in their last two games.

Lansdowne and St Mary’s amongst winners in Ulster Bank League Division 1A

Irish Times




Clermont...conceded a last-minute try to lose 14-12 at La Rochelle who moved off the bottom. 
Sky Sports




Jamie Roberts and his 110kg (17st 5lb) of cargo up against Ford’s rather smaller frame that carries only 85kg (13st 5lb). 
Steve James - Telegraph




Does Joe Schmidt mind? Surely he has all the lads tucked up in bed while the tailgate party is still in full swing over in Glendale.

‘If you’re willing to stay up and watch, you better be ready to train’: Jamie Heaslip is pumped for the Super Bowl

Sean Farrell - The42.ie (formerly TheScore)
 



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