Friday, September 19, 2014

Front Five 19.09.14

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

Later today here on HarpinOnRugby...our Connacht v Leinster preview

...without the departed Parks and other seasoned campaigners...Connacht have won two tight games thanks in large part to the irreverence of youth

Connacht can make real statement of intent

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

If a player looking to change allegiances plays in fewer than four Olympic events, he will be in international limbo

World rugby body changes rules to prevent shortcut changes in nationality

Paul Rees - The Guardian

It is understood...that no sponsorship deals have yet been ratified, despite the tournament starting...on October 17. 
Nick Purewal - Irish Independent

Isn't this a kick in the teeth for New Zealand rugby fans who have had to wait 12 years for the British and Irish Lions to return? 
Scotty - Super Rugby Tips

All I know is I loved every second of my...experience, I can’t wait to see more of this amazing sport!

Invictus Games – Wheelchair Rugby

Gemma Fox - #rugbyunited blog

Feel free to share any interesting links you spot yourself about t’internet by email, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, blog comment or carrier pigeon – whatever works for you. JLP


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