Monday, April 18, 2016

Front Five 18.04.16

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Click here to see a sample of online reaction
after fulltime of Leinster v Edinburgh;
later today on HarpinOnRugby…
our writeup is titled “Those Final Five Metres”

"...we need a realistic stadium of 10, 12, 15,000 people and it's not a stadium for Connacht Rugby, it's a stadium for Connacht people."
David Kelly - Irish Independent

The curse of “yerra it’ll do” has brought (Munster) to the point where we’re so mentally brittle, we’d nearly be better off playing Tbilisi Caucasians next year.
Three Red Kings

London Irish’s 20-year stay in the top flight is all but over after defeat by the only club they can overtake.
Paul Rees - The Guardian

Both teams played a solid level of rugby but in the end it was small mistakes from San Francisco that cost them the match
Curtis Reed - This Is American Rugby

Philip Burleigh, the Edinburgh centre, has also been cited for alleged contact with the eye area of a Leinster player
Irish Times

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