Friday, January 24, 2020

Front Five - 24.01.20

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

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Can I call dibs on "Finn & Tonic" headline?


It has been alleged that the 27-year-old Racing 92 playmaker was challenged over alcohol consumption...


Duncan Smith - The Scotsman

Last season’s Grand Slam...is not a benchmark for the current squad who begin their campaign...on Friday, January 31st


John O'Sullivan - Irish Times

"They put the family before anything else which is a great ethos in the club. That is why I enjoy being there a lot.”


Simon Lewis - Irish Examiner

This was the fourth time Vunipola has sustained an arm injury


Frank Nickson - Talking Rugby Union

"If Nigel Wray wanted to hide this, do you not think he could have hidden it better?"


The42.ie

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Rugby on TV : Jan 23-30

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 23

7:45PM
WHERE'S YOUR PRIDE?
DOCUMENTARY
EIR SPORT 1

9PM
LEINSTER V CONNACHT (R)
PRO 14
EIR SPORT 1

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24

7PM
NORTHAMPTON V LONDON IRISH (L)
PREMIERSHIP
BT SPORT 2

8:20PM
WORLD RUGBY SEVENS (HAMILTON)
SKY SPORTS ACTION

10PM
BENETTON V LEINSTER (H)
CHAMPIONS CUP
VIRGIN MEDIA SPORT

11PM
ULSTER V BATH (H)
CHAMPIONS CUP 
VIRGIN MEDIA SPORT

SATURDAY, JANUARY 25

1:25PM

SOUTHERN KINGS V CHEETAHS (L)
PRO 14
FREESPORTS TV

1:45PM
HARTPURY COLLEGE V COVENTRY (L)
RFU CHAMPIONSHIP
SKY SPORTS ARENA

2:30PM
BRISTOL BEARS V GLOUCESTER (L)
PREMIERSHIP
BT SPORT 2

5PM
PONTYPOOL V CARMARTHEN QUINS (L)
WELSH CUP
S4C

9PM
WORLD RUGBY SEVENS (HAMILTON)
SKY SPORTS ACTION

10:45PM
PREMIERSHIP HIGHLIGHTS
BT SPORT 2

SUNDAY, JANUARY 26


12:30PM

PREMIERSHIP RUGBY HIGHLIGHTS
BT SPORT 2

1PM
IRELAND V ENGLAND (H)
SIX NATIONS 2019
VIRGIN MEDIA SPORT

2:30PM
HARLEQUINS V SARACENS (L)
PREMIERSHIP
BT SPORT 2

2:55PM
GONZAGA V BLACKROCK (L)
LEINSTER SCHOOLS CUP
FREESPORTS TV

3PM
IRELAND V FRANCE (H)
SIX NATIONS 2019
VIRGIN MEDIA SPORT

4PM
WALES V IRELAND (H)
SIX NATIONS 2019
VIRGIN MEDIA SPORT

5:15PM
PREMIERSHIP TONIGHT
BT SPORT 2

7PM
SCRUM V
BBC 2 WALES

MONDAY, JANUARY 27


7PM

GONZAGA V BLACKROCK (R)
LEINSTER SCHOOLS CUP
FREESPORTS TV

8PM
LEINSTER V CONNACHT (R)
PRO 14
EIR SPORT 2

10PM
IRELAND V SCOTLAND (R)
SIX NATIONS 2018
VIRGIN MEDIA SPORT

10PM
PREMIERSHIP TONIGHT
BT SPORT 2

TUESDAY, JANUARY 28


6PM

EDINBURGH V SOUTHERN KINGS (R)
PRO 14
EIR SPORT 2

8PM
DRAGONS V OSPREYS (R)
PRO 14
EIR SPORT 2

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29


6PM
ZEBRE V CHEETAHS (R)
PRO 14
EIR SPORT 2

8PM
RUGBY TONIGHT
BT SPORT 2


THURSDAY, JANUARY 30

7:30PM
WIGAN V WARRINGTON
SUPER LEAGUE
SKY SPORTS MAIN EVENT
SKY SPORTS ARENA

10PM
THE PRO 14 HOUR
EIR SPORT 2

L = LIVE
R = FULL REPEAT
T = TAPE DELAY
H = HIGHLIGHTS

Times generally refer to beginning of broadcast not kickoff
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Front Five - 23.01.20

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

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latest podcasts which include a chat with
Conor Cronin about Ireland's Six Nations plans


 "Everyone is talking about John Cooney and his form. He’s been playing really well and is really confident at this moment in time..."


Micil Glennon - RTÉ Sport

"There’s no doubt that England and France are those front-runners but what you want to do is make it as hard as you can for them."


Murray Kinsella - The42.ie

Saracens breached the cap by £319,600 by helping Ashton to purchase a house worth £1.4m.


The Rugby Paper

...the Welshman posited the idea that fewer substitutions would encourage smaller players that are capable of playing 80 minutes.


RugbyDump

"My benefit or detriment was irrelevant to it but it turned it into a circus and it put a lot more pressure onto something that was very sensitive."


Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times

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