Sunday, April 17, 2022

Front Five - 17.04.22

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

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after Leinster v Connacht

...the key moment in the contest came in the 64th minute when replacement prop Tom O'Toole was red-carded for a dangerous hit on Anthony Jelonch.


O’Mahony left for a standing ovation...van Graan gave his successor Graham Rowntree a knowing pat on the back and the Thomond Park crowd celebrated another remarkable victory

Simon Lewis - Irish Examiner

Their 27-17 victory in the second leg at Welford Road completed a 56-27 aggregate win for the Premiership leaders, who underlined their Champions Cup potential.


"When you work in England or you work to the English RFU, it's almost like every time you go out, you have to have a performance, if it's not world-class then you're getting sacked the following week."

Colman Stanley -

“There is a meeting at the end of April with role players for a kind of B-division for the URC.  It will be called the United Rugby Shield."

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