Monday, May 16, 2016

Front Five - 16.05.16

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Thanks to reader Derek Tormey for pointing out
yesterday that the Indo got it wrong in their “Front 5” link
saying Saracens were the first team to go through
Euro campaign unbeaten.  The Guardian gets it right today.
Beautiful Wall and Floor Tiles by Tile Devil

Good teams don't win major competitions any more; great squads do.
Alan Quinlan - Irish Independent

“The better team won so it’s easy to move on. They were better in all departments.”
RTÉ Rugby

None of the previous winners has done so with a 100% record over nine games since the existing pool format was introduced in 1997-98
Robert Kitson - The Guardian

It’s record-breaking money and the offers are open-ended — anywhere from one to four seasons.
Alan Drumm - Pundit Arena

Because of the way the laws are written - the TMO and referee can't check if a score is legitimate or not after a conversion is taken
Conor O'Leary -

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