Sunday, May 03, 2015

Front Five - 03.05.15

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

It was not the grand occasion of the year at Twickenham but it had its place all right and who can say that the French won't be back here later in the year?

Toulon turn on the power to secure historic treble

Eddie Butler - Irish Independent

The venue for next year’s final has not yet been finalised, but the French Rugby Federation has already proposed Marseille, with its 63,000 capacity. That is where it should be.

Toulon clinch European glory again with historic victory

Steve James - Telegraph

Mitchell carved his way through half a dozen tired defenders to seal a third successive European crown for the glamour French club. It could not have been more timely.
Paul Cully - Sydney Morning Herald

"Sam is a young but experienced player who has played at a decent level already. He's quick and is a very good finisher, plus he's very good at coming off his wing and getting involved in play." - Nottingham coach Martin Haag
Nottingham Post

Mourad Boudjellal went down to the away end and personally commiserated with the losing supporters.

Toulon’s owner paid a very classy gesture to Clermont fans after the Champions Cup final

Will Slattery -

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