Friday, April 21, 2017

Front Five - 21.04.17

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

The UlsterBank League
is crucial to Irish Rugby
and thus should not be devalued
by the scheduling crisis this weekend
that adversely affects Young Munster.
This should have been both flagged
and properly dealt with weeks ago.

"I'd be very respectful of Clermont... I'm not fearful of then, though."


“...when they’re on attack, they have these almost rugby-league mini moves which seem to come off"

Simon Lewis - Irish Examiner

The deal with them is set to have a similar clause to Munster where any replica gear will only be available to purchase in Ireland in Lifestyle Sports.

Nick Menezes - Pundit Arena

The scheduling of the final has drawn a huge amount of anger from Young Munster - four of their players will start the game with another on the bench.

Irish Independent

“I have already engaged the PRO12 CEO Martin Anayi and proposed he take these two teams and rebrand this as PRO14"

Sean McMahon -

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Taken by JLP from RDS press box on Nov 16, 2019