Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Front Five - 05.04.17

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

Why not keep the Six Nations at seven weeks but spread the matches out?  Two per week for six weeks and three on the final day?  

Warren Gatland is set to announce his squad on April 19. That's right, tomorrow two weeks.

Sean McMahon -

" is good to see Leinster with all of the young players coming through. And they are playing a style which is better. There is a lot of confidence and a lot of harmony..."

Daragh Small - Irish Examiner

Ruan Pienaar and Wiehahn Herbst...are both available as are Louis Ludik and Stuart McCloskey.

Richard Mulligan - Belfast Newsletter

"You play five Test matches within a seven-week period, and the intensity you have to train at is what people don't see"

Chris Jones - BBC Rugby

England legend Will Carling and All Blacks’ speed merchant Sonny Bill Williams have both been victims of their own downfall

Gary Brennan - Pundit Arena

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