Sunday, April 05, 2015

Front Five - 05.04.15

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


We didn't get to play off an opportunity where Zane (Kirchner) was knocked into touch early in the second half...I think the referee was probably playing a triple advantage at the time and that was a pretty significant turning point." - Matt O'Connor

'We were fortunate to hold on'

Brendan Fanning - Irish Indpendent

"The first-half performance, especially, we are a lot better than that. It is probably where we lost the game."

Bath coach Mike Ford says ‘we should have won’ after defeat by Leinster

The Observer

Northampton were put firmly in their place by Clermont who are locked atop the Top 14 with Toulon.
Rugby Week

Of the three countries confirmed as bidders for Rugby World Cup 2023 Ireland is likely to face a significant danger due to the... complication of having over twelve stadiums of size and standard to enable a twenty-four team Rugby World Cup to be played on the island.

Northampton back row Tom Wood, retaining his sense of humour, really summed up the ease of the victory.

Northampton Player Encapsulates The Ease Of Clermont’s Quarter-Final Victory In One Tweet

PJ Browne -

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