Sunday, April 17, 2016

Front Five – 17.04.16

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Munster’s season far from over…
two tough matches still to play v Embra & Scarlets
but both are at home (1 in Cork 1 in Thomond)
Europe qualification a must for them & Irish rugby

Their ball retention, ambition and skills utterly outshone Munster...and (Bundee Aki) continually brought home team and crowd alive with a quite stunning exhibition of dynamic ball-carrying.
Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

In the modern era, one would have thought that a club is a club is a club - except that it's not.
Jim Glennon - Irish Independent

With defending champions Glasgow inflicting a heavy defeat on Scarlets in Wales Ulster seized the opportunity to leapfrog the Welsh side...
Richard Mulligan - Belfast Newsletter

Sitting at Stade de France, in February of this year, I witnessed, first-hand, what happens when money takes precedence over the health and safety of players.
Pat McCarry -

"increasing debt, decreasing attendance, amateur coaches, no European knockout rugby in 2 yrs, no trophy in 5. Fitzgerald HAS to go" - @KevinDTwomey
Alan Drumm - Pundit Arena

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Note - views expressed in "Front Five" links do not necessarily reflect those of HarpinOnRugby


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