Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Front Five - 14.04.15

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


"We have to make sure we're as good as we can be to make it as difficult as possible, be in the tie for as long as possible and make a contest of it."

Matt O'Connor feeling the heat ahead of 'biggest test we could face'

Ruaidhri O'Connor and Matt Lloyd - Irish Independent

“Another area Leinster can look to go after them is at set piece. Their lineout is statistically the third worst in the Top 14. Their scrum has been creaking of late as well.”

Toulon have chinks in their armour, says Mike Prendergast

Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times

Like Boudjellal, Laporte is known to be a little nutty, so was probably the perfect person to deal with his owner’s regular outbursts and tantrums.
Will Slattery - The42.ie

the Barbarians do retain a special place in rugby history and have always remained true to their ethos, which, essentially, is to have fun on and off the pitch; to play attacking rugby on it and to take conviviality as far as it will go afterwards.
Steve James - Telegraph

Rugby Onslaught

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