Friday, April 17, 2015

Front Five - 17.04.15

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

Best wishes for the future to Declan Fitzpatrick

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The tight head prop was part of the Ireland U21 team that reached the world cup final in 2004, finishing runners-up to the All Blacks.

Declan Fitzpatrick hangs up his boots after stellar career

Ciaran Donaghy - Belfast Newsletter 


"Kicking to (the Toulon back three) is just pointless"
"Kick it into Row F!"
"Kick Delon Armitage into Row F I don't think anyone would complain!"

Episode 182

BluesTalk TV 


The star-studded team from the French naval port stand on the threshold of establishing a rugby dynasty as they bid for an unprecedented third successive European crown.
Justin Palmer - Reuters



“Realistically, the talent base for Ireland and Wales hasn’t changed,” said (former Wallaby prop) Darwin, “it’s just how they’re arranged.”
Andy McGeady - Irish Times 


Pace, precision and good, old-fashioned jumping all feature in this excellent collection.

Three sublime scores up for Irish try of the year

Patrick McCarry - SportsJOE.ie

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