Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Front Five - 22.04.15

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


O'Connor has had enough difficulties to deal with all season on the training ground; this one will take place at boardroom level, but his views are well-documented.

O'Connor steps up calls for IRFU to overhaul player management programme

Irish Independent

"...there’s a huge amount of variables in between that are very, very different. That’s why I don’t believe it’s overly healthy.”

No point comparing Leinster to 2012 vintage, everything has changed — Rob Kearney

Sean Farrell

"Amateurs practice until they can do it right, professionals practice until they can't do it wrong" (Peter O'Reilly quoting an unknown source)
Down The Blind Side (podcast)

"People are probably trying to cause trouble to try to interfere with our run in."
Irish Times

(US President Bill Clinton) developed an interest in rugby in England, playing prop at Oxford.

The men you never knew played rugby....from US presidents to Hollywood actors to Real Madrid's £85m football star

Gareth Griffiths - WalesOnline

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