Thursday, January 25, 2018

Front Five - 25.01.18

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

If Eddie Jones is frustrated about
not being able to control players
then maybe the answer is getting the RFU
to change rather than take pot shots
at other unions?  Just sayin'

”It’s a very evenly matched tournament this year and we think the bonus points may have more of an impact this time.”

Gerard Meagher - The Guardian

A man for the ages, Muldoon personifies not only what it means to be from Connacht, but from the west of Ireland as a whole.

Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

“I feel pretty good at the minute, getting those three games in a row has been important for me, to show myself that I’m still capable and still enjoy playing at that level.”

Richard Mulligan - Belfast Newsletter

"When I started playing at Munster, we looked a lot at the Crusaders in terms of their values and their culture"

Robert Van Royen -

Schmidt might laugh it off as fun and games in public, but one senses that Jones’ jibes frustrate the Ireland boss behind closed doors.

Murray Kinsella -

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