Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Front Five - 08.12.15

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Apologies for not producing the promised content yesterday
We will get to it today
Hopefully the Ben Te’o news helps vindicate
what I was trying to say in this post from early September

…the likes of Conor Murray, Cian Healy and Sean O'Brien, who are first choice for club and country, would be better off staying put.


Ireland players risk losing out if they go abroad, warns Sexton

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

...it would be another example of how Irish rugby cannot compete with the improved financial muscle of English and French rugby.


Ben Te’o likely to leave Leinster in the summer

Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times

Nucifora and the IRFU will want Madigan to move south to Munster to give Ireland three starting options at outhalf


The IRFU Are Trying To Start A Provincial Merry-Go-Round Starting With Madigan

Conor O'Leary - Balls.ie

It used to be that you could enjoy a drink while watching Glasgow Warriors play at Firhill, then go back the very next day to the same ground and be denied the right to repeat the action when Partick Thistle played.

David Gunn - The Scotsman

When it all died down, the referee chose to send off just two players

Awful spear tackle sparks huge brawl in French third division 


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Note - views expressed in "Front Five" links do not necessarily reflect those of HarpinOnRugby


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