Monday, February 02, 2015

Front Five - 02.02.15

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

Later today on HarpinOnRugby...
our match writeup
is titled "Sax and the Schmidt-y"

Following illness, Luke Fitzgerald will train this morning as the Leinster wingers put pressure on incumbent number eleven Simon Zebo.

Conor Murray and Dave Kearney passed fit for Six Nations opener against Italy

Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times

Playing Italy first and away from home is a serious disadvantage if it comes down to points difference

Grand Slam unlikely as margins tighten

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

Wales hope the threat of losing his spot following some below-par displays in the red shirt will be enough to fire up North back to his best for the Six Nations. 
Andy Howell - WalesOnline

Philippe Saint-Andre has gone on record bemoaning the impact of overseas signings on the French national side 
Danny Coyle - Bleacher Report

"I’ve made no accusation at all. All I’ve done is bring the Irish public a view from inside the game."

Paul Kimmage Finally Explains What Medicalisation In Rugby Means

Conor O'Leary -

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