Saturday, April 04, 2015

Front Five - 04.04.15

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

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"If we play (v Bath) like we did in the first half (v Glasgow) we haven't a chance. If we play like we did in the second half, I don't think they have."

Episode 180


...there is one figure that is germane to his interpretation of the laws. In the two aforementioned matches 70 per cent of the penalties awarded went in favour of the attacking side.

Referee Jérôme Garcès’ interpretation of laws could prove pivotal

John O'Sullivan - Irish Times

“I have seen some comments from Matt O’Connor [Leinster’s head coach] about the blueprint to beat Bath is what Ireland did to England. They are going to look to bottle up our scrum-half and get to George,” - Mike Ford
Mike Averis - The Guardian

The former New Zealand All Black centurion was led away from the rugby ground in England and put into a police van in the minutes after the match concluded.
Ruairidh O'Connor - Irish Independent

Savea actually was smiling at first, then got very serious after the first love tap. Etsebeth, fearless throughout.

Julian Savea and Eben Etsebeth slap one another while smiling


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