Saturday, May 02, 2015

Front Five - 02.05.15

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

Despite the bully-boy tactics of the Anglo-French club axis...semi-final weekend was vintage Heineken Cup.

European Cup’s unique sense of occasion wins out despite final flaws

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times 

Despite Halfpenny’s outstanding performances in the Six Nations, there are still some who clamour for Williams to wear the No.15 jersey for Wales at the World Cup.

Leigh Halfpenny has chance to take centre stage as Toulon take on Jonathan Davies' Clermont Auvergne

Simon Thomas - WalesOnline 

It had been thought that D'Arcy could retire altogether at the end of this month but a deal has been struck whereby he can still become a viable World Cup option
David Kelly - Irish Independent

Enniscorthy’s seconds Towns Cup success...bore all the hallmarks of the type of triumphs their comrades in the first team have managed in key games this year.
Rob - 

We're thinking it's the correct call, but we seem to be in the minority.

There has been a lot of debate about this red card in the Challenge Cup Final

Neil Treacy - 

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