Friday, June 17, 2016

Front Five - 17.06.16

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Is it really just a two-week consultation stint for Graham Henry?
Or is he to become Leinster’s Rassie Rasmus?
Or is he angling to succeed Joe?
Stay tuned to HarpinOnRugby…
for even more speculation cos I’m damned if I know!

Leinster will offset the cost of bringing the 70-year-old to Dublin with Henry speaking at corporate events.
Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times

Ireland are keen to emphasise that Ross has not been dropped for the second Test at Ellis Park, merely rested.
Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

"After booking flights to Dublin a month ago, waiting patiently for today I note there will be no general public ticket sales at 10am this morning (UK time)," London-based All Black fan

just two weeks after walking away from the deal they had forged with London Scottish, the Scottish Rugby Union is jumping into bed with the exile club once again like an excitable newlywed
Iain Morrison - The Scotsman

It’s another win for the Irish squad in South Africa – this time off the field.
John Balfe -

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