Sunday, May 29, 2016

Front Five - 29.05.16

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Of course we’re disappointed here at Harpin Manor
but you’d need a heart of stone not to be happy
for Connacht and their amazing fans.  Bravo.

Connacht didn’t just topple the old order, they practically ransacked Murrayfield
Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

"I'm delighted for the lads. We spoke all week about wanting to go out and perform and do what we did all year - I think we did that. It's been a good day."
RTÉ Rugby the aftermath of the Pro 12 final, fans questioned many of Owens’ decisions, and some even accused him of favouring Connacht.
Alan drumm - Pundit Arena

Flogging the Pro12 is hard work for two reasons: it appeals to a fragmented, relatively small market; and it's a tournament in need of reform.
Brendan Fanning - Irish Independent

...before any Leinster fans ostracise the 82-time international from Wexford, it's worth noting that his father is from Ballina.

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