Thursday, February 05, 2015

Front Five - 05.02.15

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

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...against South Africa, Schmidt opted for a partnership of Robbie Henshaw and Jared Payne. There seems little reason not to have another look at this preferred option

Murphy and Keatley to start against Italy

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

Since that victory (over Ireland in 2013), Jacques Brunel's team have won just two Tests, against Samoa and Fiji.

Italy still playing catch-up 15 years after joining race

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

Since Italy’s inclusion in 2000, Scotland have taken the spoon home three times. 
Kevin Garside - (English) Independent

Tournament organisers have revealed details of the fixtures for 2016 and 2017.
Murray Kinsella -

Chances are you'll be heading to a drinking establishment to watch a game or two. Better get ready for what awaits you.

9 types of fan you are likely to come across in the pub during the Six Nations

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