Friday, August 12, 2016

Front Five - 12.08.16

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.

We made our feelings on the Olympics clear
but still, congrats to both the Fiji men's team
and the Australian wonen's team

The first thing that catches your eye when you read down the team sheets is the involvement of two current Leinster coaches, Kurt McQuilkin and Girvan Dempsey.


Cian Kelleher crowned his debut with a try in the right corner after 14 minutes

John Fallon -


"I think it's just great being on the outside, admiring the work (Schmidt)'s done and continues to do."

Raf Diallo - Newstalk's Off The Ball


...the club says he will not be rushed back thanks to “bonus” signing Kyle Eastmond.

The Roar (via AP)


"...everyone in Fiji is saying they’re cousins with Ben [Ryan, the British coach of Fiji’s sevens squad] now"

Eleanor Ainge Roy - The Guardian


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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