Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Front Five - 21.04.15

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


Expectations are high that Ireland will reach a first (World Cup) semi-final...something that would mean 11 Tests before Leinster get to see their best players

What now for Leinster and Matt O'Connor?

Ruairidh O'Connor - Irish Independent

Although O’Connell is 35, age has rarely been a barrier to Toulon

Toulon identify Paul O’Connell as next major signing

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

And (Leinster) are now left with a thread of hope...in the Pro 12. We are talking miracles on a scale you couldn’t even hope for if you invited Jesus to your wedding.
Danny Coyle - Bleacher Report

Leinster-bound Mick Kearney has played his last game for the province as he is to undergo surgery on his toe today and will require four months to recover fully.
Sean Farrell - The42.ie

“I sound like I’ve been bloody whacked in the Niagara Falls.”

‘Honey Badger’ Nick Cummins excites US sports media with vintage interview


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