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

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 -

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