Saturday, December 12, 2015

Front Five - 12.12.15

(apologies for the spacing on our Front Five posts recently we've been having some coding issues, we'll hopefully get them sorted over the weekend)

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

"I had two great years away but the most important thing for me was playing for Ireland and I only realised that when I was gone." - J Sexton

Irish rugby: The times they are a-changin’

Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times

“We have to enjoy that victory tonight but we have to be ready for what will be a massive backlash from them. We probably hurt them and they will be wounded and come out fighting.”

It was a complete performance says Ulster Head of Rugby Les Kiss

Belfast Newsletter

The scoreline may flatter Connacht somewhat but there is no doubting Pat Lam's men know to win matches this season.

Poolman seals deal as Connacht hold Falcons at arm's length

John Fallon - Irish Independent

A lot is made of Munster fans obsession with legends...but the reason WHY the names are looked on with such reverence is often overlooked. These were men that did the business on the big days, both individually and as a unit.

Three Red Kings

Since Mourad Boudjellal took over the French club when Munster claimed their first Heineken Cup, he's transformed them into the giants they are today through some marquee signings.

A Lot Has Changed In Toulon Since Leinster First Won The Heineken Cup 

Conor O'Leary -

Feel free to share any interesting links you spot yourself about t’internet by email, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, blog comment or carrier pigeon – whatever works for you. JLP
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Taken by JLP from RDS press box on Nov 16, 2019