Sunday, February 14, 2016

Front Five - 14.02.16

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
 
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Ireland paid the price for wasting a host of chances in the first half, with France's replacement props Rabah Slimani and Eddy Ben Arous turning the screw when it mattered most.
 
 
Nick Purewal - Irish Independent

Costly individual errors and poor execution let Tom Tierney's side down as Laura Delas' 70th-minute penalty sealed Ireland's fate.
 
 
Dave Mervyn - RTÉ Rugby

"We just gave them the game in the end after being in such a good position" - Greig Laidlaw
 
 
STV Sport

...in the end the Eagles showed a lot of fight and rugby-knowledge to play to their strengths in the second half and emerge from the win.
 
 
Curtis Reed - The Is American Rugby

Jared Payne had to play the remaining half hour of the match after copping a dead leg and having no-one, bar Eoin Reddan, to replace him.
 
 
Patrick McCarry - Sports JOE.ie

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