Saturday, March 18, 2017

Front Five - 18.03.17

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

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In the end just Peter Maher's try separated the sides, and although the result hung in the balance right up to the final whistle, Belvo just about most deserved it.

Tony Ward - Irish Independent

The final scoreline of 34-7 probably doesn’t quite do justice to what Ireland offered.

Murray Kinsella -

(Gavin) Coombes crashed over 15 minutes from time, and despite a huge effort in the closing stages, the deciding second try never materialised for Ireland.

Ronan O'Brien - Irish Examiner

Stade Français players arrived to cheers of "Go Paris, your supporters are here" by an enthusiastic group of up to a hundred fans who then made a guard of honour on front of LNR headquarters. (via AFP)

...recently the Irish team said they had already been promised support from 40 per cent of the voters. They just need another push to land the big one but things change very quickly in the murky world of rugby politics.

Adam Hathaway - Rugby World

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