Thursday, October 29, 2015

Front Five - 29.10.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Terrible new about Felix Jones
Best wishes for his future
Hearing about retirements way too often

"Proud to say i played Rugby with @FelixJones15 .Has incredible values and a never ending appetite for success and hardwork. #hardasnails" - @RonanOGara10


Ronan O'Gara and Rob Kearney among tributes to retiring Felix Jones

Kevin McGillicuddy -

"The style suits the young lads, everyone who's been through the academy and played with the 'A' team over the last few years loves playing the attacking rugby.


McGrath welcomes 'expansive' style

Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

Gone are the days when Connacht were seen as the poor relations of Irish rugby and, while they lack the budget and profile of Leinster, Munster and Ulster, they have fostered a formidable team ethic


Alan Solomons: Connacht game ‘miles tougher’ than Zebre

Duncan Smith - The Scotsman

On July 8, 2017, the All Blacks will complete a 3-0 whitewash of Warren Gatland's overhyped and out-played Lions.

Neil Francis - Irish Independent

While it all seems unlikely, it should not be forgotten that English and French clubs overthrew the establishment as it were in abolishing the Heineken Cup

Bath Rugby Could Be Set To Leave The Aviva Premiership 

Brian Barry - Pundit Arena

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