Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Front Five - 12.04.17

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

As much as I'd prefer not to go
reaching for a "tinfoil hat"
it does seem a bit convenient that
Warburton will miss the rest of the
Cardiff Blues' season and miraculously
return just before the Lions tour...

Muldoon becomes the first Irish player to chalk up 300 appearances when he leads Connacht out against Guinness Pro12 leaders Leinster

Daragh Small - Irish Independent

“They’re a hungry side, we’re a hungry side, we’re after a home semi, they’re after a top four finish, so I think Saturday is going to be a great game.”

Charlie Mulqueen - Irish Examiner

Erasmus conceded on Monday that scrum-half Murray's 'stinger' is more severe than first feared.

BBC Rugby

The 34-year-old was...part of the Wales squads that clinched the Grand Slam two times.

Matthew Wood - Talking Rugby Union

It remains to be seen as to whether the 28-year-old will still be named captain by Gatland...the hunch would be that Wales' head coach won't change his mind now.

Gavan Casey -

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