Monday, December 28, 2015

Front Five - 28.12.15

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

Later today on HarpinOnRugby...
our Munster v Leinster writeup 
is titled "D To The Fore"


Leo Cullen tried to temper expectations surrounding Garry Ringrose after Brian O'Driscoll called for the young centre to be thrown into the Ireland side

Brian O'Driscoll urges Ireland to pick Ringrose for Six Nations opener

Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

...for all the home side’s dominance it was the men in Blue who deserved a victory that leapfrogs them over their rivals into the Guinness Pro12 top four.

Another night of the blues for ragged Munster

Simon Lewis - Irish Examiner

I can think of no other game that is changing with such rapidity and yet... and yet...some things remain steadfastly unaltered, like Orkney’s Ring of Brodgar, impervious to wind, weather and time itself.

Setpiece excellence gives Edinburgh advantage in 1872 Cup

Iain Morrison - The Scotsman

It was a night to forget for Toulon's World Cup winner Ma'a Nonu, whose intercepted pass allowed Gael Fickou to score the first try after just 13 minutes.

Toulouse down Toulon to go top

Rugby365 (via AFP)

In Ulster alone - Sam Arnold, Stuart Olding, Luke Marshall, Darren Cave, and Jared Payne are all international class - but McCloskey could be the best of them all.

8 Players That Will Prove That 2016 Will Be A Bright Year For Irish Rugby

Conor O'Leary -
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Taken by JLP from RDS press box on Nov 16, 2019