Thursday, October 02, 2014

Front Five - 02.10.14

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

Later today here on HarpinOnRugby...stay tuned to our Facebook page for the final chance to enter our Emerald Rugby competition - you'll have to be quick!

"That pesky Leo Cullen. I invited him into our home to do a bit of learning and he stole one of our best players!"

Cheika tips Douglas to be a huge success for Leinster

David Kelly - Irish Independent

The decision to join Munster was, he admitted, with big occasions and showcase games like these in mind.

Munster’s Copeland primed for big occasion

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

Ireland coach Eddie O’Sullivan was rewarded with a fresh four-year contract, before the 2007 Rugby World Cup... (he) was a footnote in the IRFU’s history merely six months later.
Owain Jones - Rugby World

It is very sad to see what has happened to van der Westhuizen, who is unquestionably one of the all-time great scrum-halfs. 
Will Slattery -

...the timing of his dumping will fuel speculation Beale is being punished for his role in a verbal stoush with Wallabies business manager Di Patston

Kurtley Beale dumped from Wallabies line-up

Georgina Robinson - Sydney Morning Herald

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