Friday, April 10, 2015

Front Five - 10.04.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Richie Benaud RIP
Not sure a rugby fan could pay a bigger compliment
than saying he was cricket's answer to Bill McLaren


Leinster and the player have agreed a one-year deal, which has been approved by the IRFU, and are set to make the announcement next week.

Isa Nacewa to rejoin Leinster on a one-year contract

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

...there is a growing sense that others are accelerating a decision he may have hoped to have reserved for his own private deliberation.

Gordon D'Arcy's future up in the air after Leinster decide against new contract offer

David Kelly - Irish Independent

"I think people are being overly harsh saying Leinster weren't creating tries - we created two beautiful tries...for Bath!"
BluesTalk TV

Narbonne’s mixture of sound spending, canny recruitment and innovation is different to the ProD2’s status quo, but could pay off in the long run.
John Davidson

The emphasis is on carbohydrates to provide the players with a readily-available source of energy.

Here’s what Paul O’Connell and his Munster teammates eat before games

Murray Kinsella -

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