Saturday, March 14, 2015

Front Five - 14.03.15

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

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"we had opportunities over seven or eight years and didn’t take them. I finished in 2008 and in 2009 the lads went and won the Grand Slam"

Unassuming Simon Easterby much more than a lucky charm

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times


“I’ve been through it before, but it is a great honour and it’s a nice little group of Irish guys who have done it before that I’m joining, so I’m very honoured.”

Ireland’s Paul O’Connell will not be distracted before Wales clash

Belfast Newsletter


The right wing ran hard to the Irish 22 and then passed inside to young centre Owen Watkin, who raced to the line for a spectacular try.
Gary Williams - Oval Zone Rugby


Warriors struck a crucial blow with 13 minutes remaining when, out of the blue, Humphreys spotted a gap and ran 45 metres to run to the line.
Ian Morgan - Worcester News


Rare footage has emerged of the New Zealand-born man playing for Manawatu all of 26 years ago

Joe Schmidt the player was like a young Simon Geoghegan


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