Sunday, January 21, 2018

Front Five - 21.01.18

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

Best wishes to both Munster & Ulster

James Ryan worked immensely hard and didn’t shy away from facing up to Montpellier’s monstrous pack. However, Scott Fardy was immensely missed in Leinster’s line-out defence.

Billy Keenan - Pundit Arena

Young's men look set to finish third in Pool One, with French challengers La Rochelle...favourites to win the group.

Richard Mulligan - Belfast Newsletter

“If you were to ask any of our guys to be put in this position, where would you want to play it, I think every single person would say Thomond Park.”

Simon Lewis - Irish Examiner

Kieran Keane’s side sealed home advantage in the last eight with a thumping eight-try victory over Oyonnax at the Sportsground on Saturday and progressed through to the knockout stages as third seeds.

Ryan Bailey -

Clive Griffiths’ side were 21-8 down early in the second period against a side who had won all five previous pool games scoring a bonus point in each.

Dave Craven - Yorkshire Post

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

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