Sunday, April 12, 2015

Front Five - 12.04.15

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“Leinster and the boys at the top of the Celtic League are well endowed...
in that if one international drops out, they can bring another international player in."

Dragons are five years behind Leinster! The shock view of coach Lyn Jones as he plots the scalp of Pro 12's Man Utd

Simon Thomas - WalesOnline combined penalties and two conversions from Welsh full-back Leigh Halfpenny, French great Frederic Michalak and Englishman Delon Armitrage carried the European champions to an 11 point win.

Toulon rise to the top of Top 14 again

Rugby Week

The crowd showed their displeasure at the Welsh referee who surely made the odd duff decision, but the poor man can’t be held responsible for the lopsided score board.
Iain Morrison - The Scotsman

Young Munster and Lansdowne will meet again in two weeks' time in the semi-finals...while the other play-off tie on Saturday 25 April is an all-Dublin affair between Terenure College and Clontarf at Lakelands
RTÉ Sport

It is a tough finish to the season but if Connacht can deliver performances like the one that dispatched Munster on New Year’s Day, they should be dining at Europe’s top table next season.

With three games to go, here’s what Connacht have to do to qualify for the Champions Cup

Will Slattery -

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