Friday, May 15, 2015

Front Five - 15.05.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Later today on HarpinOnRugby
preview for Edinburgh v Leinster
& final round of Pro12 matches


the man who led his country more times - 83 - than any other player in world rugby during his glittering career will clearly be its most public and persuasive focal point.

O'Driscoll could yet play World Cup-winning role

David Kelly - Irish Independent

I see the amount of time Joe Schmidt spends and I'd imagine it's tough to have a young family and be very good at [coaching]

Paul O'Connell on retirement plans: 'I definitely have an interest in coaching'

Raf Diallo - Newstalk Off The Ball

I think you are more likely to play your way out of the squad than you are in and there are some players with very established credentials who will be fighting to stay in the 31-man squad.
Austin Healey - Telegraph

Every game on the final weekend of action means something this year, and in theory, you can’t ask much more from a competition.
Robert Cribbin - Pundit Arena

Brilliant stuff from Nigel. If you’re not following him on twitter I really don’t know what you’re doing.

Nigel Owens Jokes About Switching To Soccer, Leaves Twitter In Stitches

Mikey Traynor -

Feel free to share any interesting links you spot yourself about t’internet by email, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, blog comment or carrier pigeon – whatever works for you. JLP
Note - views expressed in "Front Five" links do not necessarily reflect those of HarpinOnRugby


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