Thursday, February 04, 2016

Front Five - 04.02.16

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Been a while since we’ve seen someone
poking fun at Gavin Henson…used to be a regular
feature here at Harpin Manor back in the day!

Forwards coach Simon Easterby confirmed that the flanker did not train as a precaution after he tweaked his hamstring in Monday's session.
Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

...the three-year deal being offered to the Irish believed to be substantially more than the new contract being put to him by the IRFU.
Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

There were no mind games from Gatland as he used his team announcement to bathe compliments
Paul Rees - The Guardian

Perhaps the most the radical change will see defending teams given the option of a five-metre drop-out instead of a five-metre scrum if the attacking team knocks on in the in-goal area and the ball goes dead.
Alan Drumm - Pundit Arena

Gav goes into the bathroom and a solid three hours later came out the most pristine you have ever seen in your life.
Ben Kiely -

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