Monday, February 22, 2016

Front Five - 22.02.16

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
 
Maybe after all their antics in Paris last week
the French thought they could get away with anything? ;-)
 
Later today on HarpinOnRugby…
our Cardiff Blues v Leinster writeup is titled
“The Importance Of Being Kurt”
 
 

"Hopefully we can build on our first two games and make sure our first display at home shows the crowd how we want to play.”
 
 
Robert Kitson - The Guardian

The embarrassment for the French Rugby Federation emerged just hours after Samoa-born Smith...was brought in to the squad as injury cover.
 
 
FoxSports.com.au (via AAP)

Russia and Spain will be two of the teams standing in Ireland’s way when the World Rugby Women’s Sevens Olympic Repechage tournament takes place in June at the UCD Bowl.
 
 
sportswomen.ie (via Irish Rugby)

Ulster remarkably led 17-15 at the break, but two penalties from outhalf Alex Thomas was enough to give them the win and the double over Ulster in the league this season.
 
 
Richard Mulligan - Belfast Newsletter

People might say that keeping tired players out there is dangerous. At least seven players in every match play the whole game anyway, which ends that argument.
 
 
Mikey Traynor - Balls.ie

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