Saturday, February 11, 2017

Front Five - 11.02.17

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

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Forwards coach Simon Easterby remained upbeat on his prospects of being fit enough to play this afternoon, but he also expressed confident in Scannell's ability to cope if he is called on.

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

Bleyendaal intercepted and although he wasn’t able to run the length of the pitch himself, he kicked the ball forward, either in hope or expectation, that a teammate could finish the job.

Simon O'Keeffe - Pundit Arena

Piutau was inspirational in the first half for Ulster as was Cave and their absence in the second half was a factor in the side not scoring any points during the back 40 minutes.

Richard Mulligan - Belfast Newsletter

While Cuthbert is much maligned at present, he does have a wealth of experience having scored two tries against England in the famous 30-3 win of 2013.

Delme Parfitt - WalesOnline

"O, Mama mia, no no no"

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