Saturday, August 27, 2016

Front Five - 27.08.16

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

I regret being unable to attend the
conference today, many thanks again 
to the organizers for the invite

"...the pre-determined course of action to introduce ten players, and another four within five minutes of the restart, reduced this to something more akin to a fitness exercise."

Des Berry - Irish Independent


The New Zealander - who kept Ulster fans waiting over a year to make his home debut - showed why it was well worth the wait

Richard Mulligan - Belfast Newsletter


Jean Kleyn marked his Munster debut and 23rd birthday was a storming first half

John Fallon - Irish Times


"We saw from the likes of Ultan like year and Finlay that if you play for Connacht week in and week out that you might not be too far away from the Irish jersey"

Conor O'Leary -


Whenever Cooper has appeared against New Zealand, however, this Jekyll-and-Hyde-like dichotomy is magnified for several reasons.

Paul Wassell - Pundit Arena


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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