Monday, January 29, 2018

Front Five - 29.01.18

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

Time to put a pin in Leinster's European campaign
and focus on Ireland's Six Nations campaigns
[while also minding Leinster's Pro14 campaign of course...
and the Leinster Schools...and Super Rugby...]

"I knew what Joe expected of me and I was lucky to start with a few experienced players, I went in with confidence."

David Kelly - Irish Independent

Mike Ruddock's men are now 16 points clear at the summit and will have home advantage in the league semi-finals

RTÉ Rugby

In the process, they suffered a body blow that could reverberate through the rest of the competition when their captain David Hawkshaw was withdrawn

Irish Times

Cruden, 29, who only signed last summer, had already been sidelined by a right knee injury throughout December. [via AFP]

As a kid, I remember waking up on Saturday mornings and immediately looking forward to the games of the day. I’d sit chewing a Tayto sandwich and absorb as much as possible about every player. 

The Loose Head

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