Friday, December 04, 2015

Front Five - 04.12.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
 
Many congrats to “From The Bottom Of The Ruck”
for reaching the 600-post milestone
 
You have until noon today to enter our competition
for tickets to see Connacht v Newcastle Falcons next week
 
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I kind of feel like Leinster are turning the corner – they have the quality of players, they’re trying too hard.

 

Amazingly, post no 600, and three Irish provinces looking for their mojo!

 
From The Bottom Of The Ruck


Leinster cannot keep pace with the market place as the likes of Racing Metro's Dan Carter and Toulon's Ma'a Nonu make their way north for the winters.

 

Blues must now target PRO12

 
Des Berry - Herald


"We have our structure and if we are without one player then we expect the next one to step and carry it on. The young guys are learning. They are learning fast and that's very encouraging."

 

Lam hails 'warrior' Muldoon's 200-game milestone

 
David Kelly - Irish Independent


Ulster are unbeaten at home in the tournament in 14 matches since losing to Leinster in May 2014, while Edinburgh have not won in Belfast since September 2009.

 
Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

"...my wife saw me after our first match against Northampton, with my bloodied nose, black eye and friction burns all across my face, and said, ‘you haven’t looked this happy in the last year!’ "
 

I’m out to stop the new cheats, vows Donncha O’Callaghan 

 
Neale Harvey - The Rugby Paper

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