Thursday, August 06, 2015

Front Five - 06.08.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Later today on HarpinOnRugby…
Reaction to the Irish team announcement
Upcoming rugby on Irish TV
plus another guest poster has a go at our “80-word challenge”


Leinster back-row Jamie Heaslip (is) expected to captain the team in Paul O'Connell's absence and Jack McGrath, Rory Best and Mike Ross lending experience in the front-row.


Earls and Ryan to return as Jackson gets chance to shine

Ruairidh O'Connor - Irish Independent

"If (England) emerge and have a good side it will be an accident which happened just before the off because they've been going down and down in my opinion." - Stephen Jones

Episode 1 (Season 2)

Down The Blind Side (podcast)

One of those in the visiting ranks is Leinster back rower Jordi Murphy and he certainly isn’t taking the contest lightly.

Ireland warn Wales there'll be nothing friendly about their Rugby World Cup warm-up clash in Cardiff

Simon Thomas - WalesOnline

"When I went back to the penalty kick for the advantage for (Schalk) Burger slowing the ball down, I should have stuck him in the bin for a cynical foul."

(*There are other semi-legal options around the internet which we couldn’t possibly condone.)

What’s the story with Wales v Ireland not being on TV?

Sean Farrell -

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