Sunday, March 18, 2018

Front Five - The Morning After The Slam

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

When Johnny Sexton kicked that early up-and-under you just knew it would lead to problems. Anthony Watson fumbled and Ireland's follow-up was so good.

Ian McGeechan - Irish Independent

"Mike Brown was the last defender and there was a bit of space in behind. After that, it was a mixture of a bit of instinct and a bit of luck."

John O'Sullivan - Irish Times

"The difference between us winning a Grand Slam and not, hinges on a few moments over the eight weeks."

RTÉ Rugby

"Every team I have had that has been a champion team has had these runs which have been instrumental in how you re-make a team"

Following the game, the Cork native sought out long-time Ireland fan Jennifer Malone, a regular out at the Carton House training sessions, and presented her with his medal.

Patrick McCarry -

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