Saturday, June 27, 2015

Front Five - 27.06.15

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

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“I wouldn’t view myself as competing with Johnny, Paddy or Ian,”

Ian Madigan keeping his eye on the ball

Johnny Watterson - Irish Times

I don't think it's unreasonable for people to have expected for Leinster to get to the cup semi-finals and get to the play-offs domestically given the resources at their disposal.

Hickie tells Leinster to think outside box in search for new coach

Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

I suspect Gatland wouldn’t really have wanted the law introduced in the first place and he certainly doesn’t want it named after him.
Simon Thomas - WalesOnline

Their abrasive playing style is a reflection of their coach and former All Black Jamie Joseph, who has done a stellar job in guiding them to this semi-final.
Christopher Roche - The Roar

"[My book] will cater to the middle-aged men who have said, “Oh shoot, this is all the stuff I missed out on on Leeson Street.”

An essential history of George Hook’s career as an erotic novelist

The Daily Edge

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