Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Front Five - 26.05.15

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

He used to anchor rugby before Tom McGurk; it was O’Herlihy and/or shows presented by him that gave the likes of George Hook, Mick Doyle and Brent Pope a break.

No person in Irish society could escape reach of Bill O’Herlihy

Kieran Shannon - Irish Examiner 

The former Australia head coach also refused to deny a formal approach had been made by the province

Deans rules himself out of contention for top Leinster post

Alan Smith - Irish Times

"Nigel Owens tends to let games breathe, Wayne Barnes & Romain Poite tend to suffocate them." - Gerry Thornley

Newstalk's Off The Ball

It will be the 43-year-old's third Pro12 final after he took charge of the 2011 final, won by Munster, and the 2014 contest when Leinster overcame Glasgow.
Matthew Southcombe - WalesOnline

A life ban was imposed on 3 rugby players who assaulted a referee

Rugby Onslaught 

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