Sunday, March 22, 2015

Front Five - 22.03.15

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

Here's to Niamh Briggs & co who will
try to make it an Irish double at Broadwood today
Coverage on RTE2 & 2FM from 12:45pm

Also...congrats to Georgia for their
Grand Slam in the Euro Nations Cup


“We just have to focus on our game. They are still a threat, they are an international team after all so we can’t under-estimate what they are capable of doing.” - Jenny Murphy

Scots unlikely to spoil double delight for Irish

John Kelly - Irish Examiner

Back-to-back titles for Ireland rugby teams are an even rarer phenomenon than the solar eclipse that had started the weekend.

Nervous drama as Ireland retain Six Nations

Frank McNally - Irish Times

The last time Ireland came calling it was a scrappy game that Scotland edged, but this was a far more entertaining game despite the result.
Rory Baldwin - Scottish Rugby Blog

The tough game saw the lead change numerous times but the Georgian side came out on top and won the trophy, for the eighth time.

Jamie Heaslip swooped out of the sky like a pterodactyl and somehow managed to dislodge the ball.

Heaslip’s try-saving smash on Hogg is the sort of thing you’ll remember in 50 years time

Will Slattery -

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