Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Front Five - 24.02.16

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
It looks like tomorrow’s Irish team announcement
is going to have a new name or two…
not that it will be near enough to satisfy
the growing faction of “Schmidt-stirrers”

“It’s something that he feels is a strategy to try and get us to change, to do something different or react to it, but we can’t fall into that trap
Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

"Then you've got to come through the interpros again and that's like having a scrap with your brother out in the back yard."
Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

“I think that over time with Wasps, through that relegation battle and through difficult periods, (Daly) has been blooded very quickly and he’s played a large number of games for such a young guy." - James Haskell
Gavin Mairs - Telegraph

Weekends are about to adopt a meaningful structure again, with just days until Round 1 of the 2016 Super Rugby competition.
Elisha Pearce - The Roar

Step forward Ultan Dillane, Ireland's 24th man for the opener against Wales and now set to occupy the proper, padded bench at Twickenham.
Patrick McCarry -

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