Monday, October 05, 2015

Front Five - 05.10.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
 
Adam Mangan
Adam Mangan RIP
 
Later today on HarpinOnRugby
our Leinster v Dragons writeup is titled “Well Marsh-alled”
 
Our Ireland v Italy writeup will post Tuesday lunchtime at the latest
 
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Italy like nothing better than frustrating teams and for long periods of the game they certainly did that. But Ireland didn't help themselves either

 

Italians wanted it more than we did

 
Alan Quinlan - Irish Independent


Can Ireland afford not to have him on the field in those final moments against France now that it’s clearly established they must start with him?

 

Iain Henderson: 66 minutes of tackling, carrying, blocking and adding value

 
Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times


He knows and respects the media game, even if the thrust of every question was to highlight failings and raise the spectre of sackings.

 

Honest as ever, Stuart Lancaster looks a broken man as reality sinks in

 
Mick Cleary - Telegraph


Designed to represent bravery, strength and an ethos of teamwork;

 
Rugby Redefined

He was a member of the Offaly minor football panel in 2013 and 2014, lined out for Tullamore Rugby Club and represented both Leinster and Ireland.
 

Irish Rugby and Offaly GAA rocked by tragic death of young star 

 
Patrick McCarry - SportsJOE.ie
 
[hat-tip to Odhran McIntyre]

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