Thursday, March 02, 2017

Front Five - 02.03.17

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

Even though we posted it hours
after the news broke, there was
an overwhelming response on our
Facebook page to Isa's contract extension

“I think that’s what we’ve done better: learning from last year and taking a good step forward.”

Micil Glennon - RTÉ Rugby

“I had a few pretty frustrating years watching other lads kick on and I was left behind. But I am getting a lot more game-time this year"

Johnny Watterson - Irish Times

It's easy to forget that the powerful former Ulster still only 23 but Joe Schmidt is certainly aware of his tender age, and indeed his quality.

Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

...these stories raise questions about the mental perils of sports retirement  -  of no longer being able to do what you once could, to command the attention you once had, of being The Man (or Woman) you once were.

Karen Nimmo -

We will watch on with interest as Schmidt perhaps looks to tweak one of his old favourites again in the coming weeks and years.

Murray Kinsella -

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

Note - views expressed in "Front Five" links do not necessarily reflect those of HarpinOnRugby

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