Monday, August 03, 2015

Front Five - 03.08.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Later today on HarpinOnRugby…
We introduce a new guest poster
and the “unriggable raffle” is back! Huzzah!


So after a preparation period that began on June 28 in Carton House, at last the real stuff is around the corner.


Joe Schmidt using time in camp to expand Ireland's game-plan

Brendan Fanning - Irish Independent

"We tried to use rugby and the skill they had as sportsmen – they were all members of rugby teams - to highlight the breakdown of the body in wartime."

The true tale of the Irish rugby players killed in World War I

Aoife Barry -

...three superb efforts featuring Fiona Pocock, Alesana Tuilagi - this time on the receiving end - and George Gregan.

A look at the Top Three Try Saving Tackles ever, as chosen by Dewi Morris

“Slade is an option after what we saw in South Africa, that is one option we’ll mull around,” Hansen said. (via AAP)

“Rugby Challenge 3 builds on the success of previous games to take the franchise to a new level with the best of the best Rugby Unions.” said Tru Blu Managing Director, Sebastian Giompaolo.

Rugby Challenge 3 Announced And It Actually Looks Pretty Good

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