Monday, May 07, 2018

Front Five - 07.05.18

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

The Ulster Bank League final was a great match
I'd love to be able to cover it more during the season
Maybe more TV exposure would help
like a live match every round?
[I'm looking at you RTÉ]

The victory completed a prized All-Ireland League and Cup double for Lansdowne, who are now three-time league champions (2013, 2015 and 2018).

“Any talk of a change to the stakeholder relationship and partners withdrawing, and so-called trans-Tasman competitions is unsubstantiated speculation and simply wrong.”

Melissa Woods - FoxSports was seven seasons ago when Munster denied Leinster the double a week after they had completed their famous comeback win over Northampton

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

Racing 92...finished second at the end of the regular season. This sees the club jumping the barrage round and being qualified for the Semi Finals.

Americas Rugby News

"I don't think James Ryan would be the player he has been this season without Scott Fardy helping him along."

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