Thursday, June 04, 2015

Front Five - 04.06.15

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

Mike Ross leads the charge to raise much needed funds for Anam Cara, a national voluntary support organisation set up by bereaved parents to support newly bereaved parents throughout Ireland

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Today the province confirmed that Ivan Dineen, Martin Kelly, Johne Murphy, Barry O'Mahony and Andrew Smith will depart the two-time Heineken Cup winners.

Johne Murphy joins Paul O'Connell and nine others for Munster exit door

Irish Independent

"Munster huffed and puffed without anything like the same footwork, the same pace or the same offloading game that Glasgow have and that's a challenge facing Anthony Foley" - Gerry Thornley

'Readymade replacements for ROG and O'Connell don't fall off trees'

Off The Ball - Newstalk

With (European qualifying) places trimmed back to 7 this season, the competition was kept interesting right until the bitter end. With about 8 rounds to go, it was clear that 4 mini leagues had developed.
Colm O'Donoghue - Last Word In Sport

After the recent corruption and bribery allegations engulfing football, it’s time for rugby – or, more specifically, the Premiership – to be far more transparent in its off-field management.
Sarah Mockford - Rugby World

Describing himself as thorough, Ross was one of those cursed upon individuals that would often raise his arm for extra answer sheets.

Mike Ross recalls blind panic of forgetting to turn final exam page during Leaving Cert

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