The number of messages of congratulation I’ve had both publicly and privately from Leinster fans makes it really tough to dislike you lot even in your usual pantomime villain role. Class bunch. Says a lot about you that this means as much as it does for us.— A-P (@rugby_ap) June 11, 2022
Saturday, June 11, 2022
Front Five - 11.06.22
Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
"Guys like Dan Leavy, Devin Toner, Sean Cronin are leaving, legends of the club, and that’s what hurts the most. We couldn’t set something up for them next week.”
'We weren't accurate enough to win a semi-final' - James Ryan laments Leinster's display after surprise loss
Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent
"One thing the Bulls have done significantly well since I’ve been here is that they play their best rugby at the back end of a competition"
"You don’t have to be extravagant, you just have to do your job and people select you for doing your job, not being extravagant or a showboat ."
Ulster’s Duane Vermeulen excited to be back in Cape Town and relishing battle with Stormers prodigy Evan Roos
Jonathan Bradley - Belfast Telegraph
Osborne is to retire on medical grounds due to a concussion sustained earlier in the season.
Sinead Farrell - The42.ie
"When I made the decision to come out publicly, the thing that persuaded me was that if this just helps one kid who is 15 or 16, well, then it would be worth it."
Andrew Dempsey - Pundit Arena
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
Note - views expressed in "Front Five" links do not necessarily reflect those of HarpinOnRugby