Sunday, May 08, 2016

Front Five - 08.05.16

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
What a day for Irish provincial rugby
Also congrats to Ben Te’o, Josh VDF
and all the other award winners from
last night’s Leinster Ball

CJ Stander’s much maligned Munster eight did enough to cast some doubt on the reputation they have earned all season long.
Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times

...this crunch final game of the season promised much until the Galway conditions made the surface and the ball damper than both sides would have liked.
Rory Baldwin - Scottish Rugby Blog

They went on to score six tries in total and on this form are putting themselves forward as serious contenders for the title.
Richard Mulligan - Belfast Newslatter

Leinster won't be getting carried away as a much more difficult test lies ahead against Ulster. Instead, their main concern now will be over the fitness of Sexton and Rob Kearney.
Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

The most interesting proposal being mentioned is a new World Club championship.
Conor O'Leary -

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