Monday, April 05, 2021

Front Five - 05.04.21

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

No Leinster writeup this week
so instead we've done mini-reviews
of five matches across three competitions;
they should post Monday evening.


...the host's team selection (was) showing 14 changes from the panel that narrowly lost to Bristol in domestic action a week prior.


Jonathan Bradley - Belfast Telegraph

Dubliner MacGinty finished with 32 points, breaking Charlie Hodgson’s individual Sale record for a European Cup game set in 2006.


Irish Times

Last year’s beaten finalists dominated the first-half, enjoying 76% territory and 71% possession


Planet Rugby

Bordeaux became the fifth French club to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions Cup


Ian Malin - The Guardian

...like all the best stories, it starts in the pub. Kitty O’Shea’s to be precise, although the exact date has slipped Keyes’ mind.


Garry Doyle - The42.ie

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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