Friday, June 26, 2015

Front Five - 26.06.15

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

I guess Matt didn't agree that to expect Leinster
to beat the Dragons at home is"realistic"

“You can’t win every year. That’s the reality of it. No-one wins every year and I think the Leinster fans, as fantastic as they have been, need to have a little bit more clarity in relation to what is acceptable and what is realistic.”

O’Connor backs Cullen to take Leinster reins as he hits out at fans

Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

In his judgment, the chairman of the disciplinary panel, Christopher Quinlan, QC, stated unequivocally: “Such behaviour undermines public confidence in the integrity of the sport and strikes at the foundations of the game.”

Former Leicester Tigers defence coach Phil Blake banned for placing eight separate bets on his own team

Mick Cleary - Telegraph

"I reckon our pool could be the toughest of the lot, but with the experience our lads have gained throughout the season, I expect us to reach the quarter-finals.”
The Rugby Paper

While no team has got anywhere near the Hurricanes all season, defending champions Waratahs have been their closet challengers

"I played in the semi-final of a Leinster Senior Cup match in 1975 and then I played in an FAI Cup Final the next day."

The Only Man To Play 3 Sports In Dalymount, Lansdowne Road And Croker At Senior Level

Conor Neville -

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