Friday, February 26, 2016

Front Five - 26.02.16

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
“Alas Schmidt and Jones”
How on earth did I not think of that?
Standards slipping here at Harpin Manor… ;-)

The fly on the wall of his Carton House room must have just had the most entertaining 10 days of his or her life as the Kiwi read Eddie Jones' daily critiques of Ireland's style of play.
Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

“I’d just be worried about his welfare if he has had whiplash injuries, and I’m sure his mother and father would be”
Mick Cleary - Telegraph

Glasgow...have a couple of games in hand so playing this early in the Six Nations weekend actually had the potential to give their league position a more realistic feel.
Hamish Stuart - The Scotsman

In order to spread the game in to new countries (or “markets” for the more cynical amongst us), Super rugby has awarded franchises to a team from Argentina and one from Japan.
The Blitz Defence

"Sorry to disappoint everyone but it's Van der 'fleer', not 'flyer'."
Gavin Cooney -

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
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