Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Front Five - 14.02.17

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

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Italy v Ireland writeup

While Carbery came into the Pro12 match from the bench for Leinster’s 14-40 win over Treviso on Sunday, it was at fullback and not as pivot. Most crucially, he came out the other end intact.

Johnny Watterson - Irish Times

Simon Zebo would likely take over the No 15 jersey if that is the case, with fit-again Andrew Trimble coming on to the wing.

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

Whether Joe Schmidt will bring a player with such limited game time into a highly competitive area of the Irish pack remains to be seen but the likelihood is that the Munster skipper must bide his time once again.

Charlie Mulqueen - Irish Examiner

While the new-found competition has not explicitly stated its intentions to become fully professional, some of the members are already paying their players

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Claire McLaughlin is a woman of many talents.

Ben Kiely - SportsJoe.ie

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