Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Front Five - 08.11.16

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

"They learned from that game three years ago where they closed up shop. They tried to score points in the second-half and that [Henshaw try] was crucial at that point in time.”

Gavin Spillane - Irish Examiner


Heaslip has featured for Leinster 14 times so far this calendar year (playing 920 minutes) and is one of just five players to have made over 200 appearances for the province.

Conor Sharkey - LeinsterRugby.ie


It is time to stop belly-aching about the sadistic schedule that the Lions face and embrace the experience for what it is.

Mick Cleary - Irish Independent


Genia on Monday thanked Stade Francais president Thomas Savare for freeing him up to face Scotland, France and Ireland – despite a recent glut of injuries the the club’s halfbacks.

The Roar (via AAP)


Munster trio Dave Kilcoyne, Jack O’Donoghue and Darren Sweetnam as well as Connacht pair Niyi Adeolokun, Tiernan O’Halloran and Dan Leavy all joined up with the group

Ben Blake - The42.ie


Feel free to share any interesting links you spot yourself about t’internet by email, Twitter, Facebook, blog comment or carrier pigeon – whatever works for you. JLP

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