Friday, May 22, 2015

Front Five - 22.05.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
ICYMI click here for a cross-section
of the reaction to MOC departure


Deans is amongst the half dozen or so names which the Leinster Professional Games Board have drawn up on their short-list

Ex-Wallabies coach Robbie Deans tipped for Leinster post

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

“We know if we look beyond a semi-final or start planning a big home coming to a final here, then we are asking for trouble,”

‘Let’s make every chance count’ insists Ulster’s Rory Best

Richard Mulligan - Belfast Newsletter

Ireland showed their huge sevens potential in 2013 when – despite having not played any international sevens for the better part of a decade - they came from nowhere to reach the Sevens World Cup and qualify for the 2013/14 World Series
John Birch - ScrumQueens

"Leinster, who have been a powerhouse over a number of years, got caught out because they didn’t realise just how competitive it was going to be right through the season."
Simon Thomas - WalesOnline

The Examiner are reporting that Paul O'Connell's Munster career will end in the next eight days and Saturday's game against Ospreys will be his final game for the club at Thomond Park.

There Are Very Significant Reports About Paul O'Connell's Future This Morning

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