Saturday, March 19, 2016

Front Five - 19.03.16

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

A more entertaining contest than the scoreline suggests rose to a dramatic crescendo as the home side dug in bravely in the closing minutes
Duncan Smith - The Scotsman

The hosts trailed by a point (12-13) but a try either side of the break meant that Nigel Carolan’s youngsters will head to the Junior World Cup with plenty of momentum behind them.
Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

Ireland need to protect the points advantage (23) over Wales to avoid their worst placing since 2008.
Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times

"Obviously, we are one of the weak teams in the Six Nations, but I think we have won the respect of the other teams."
Frank Nickson - Talking Rugby Union

...what in the shit was 49-cap international Keith Earls doing to that crate of Lucozade bottles?
Gavan Casey -

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