Saturday, May 23, 2015

Front Five - 23.05.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Later today on HarpinOnRugby...
previews of both Munster's & Connacht's big matches


I don't want to cause another civil war on this island, but if I were Ian Madigan I would be sizing my options meticulously, ruling nothing in or nothing out. The fit looks good and I'll leave it at that.

Sensational switch would suit Madigan and Munster

Tony Ward - Irish Independent

“I felt perhaps our intensity at the start of the second half wasn’t enough.

Rory Best rues missed chance as Ulster lose Pro12 semi-final

Richard Mulligan - Belfast Newsletter

Having passed it out so wide, Russell was forced to kick from the touchline but he showed immense cool to bisect the uprights.
Rory Baldwin - Scottish Rugby Blog

The Waratahs host the Crusaders in Sydney on Saturday in a repeat of last year’s final and with play-off hopes on the line.
Rugby Redefined

Although (one particular) TV angle seemed to suggest that the penalty may have been the right decision

Ulster aggrieved after losing out on place in Pro12 final

Kevin McGillicuddy -

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