Thursday, September 08, 2016

Front Five - 08.09.16

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

Feehan's argument about other major sporting events
in May doesn't fly.  The Six Nations is a major
European sporting event in its own right 
and can hold its own against anything on the calendar.

The (Lions 2013) win should be among the 52-year-old's career highlights, but the "vitriol" he endured looms large in his reflections.

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent


"He does definitely have an eye for space. I guess a lot of that is instinctive." - Clontarf coach Andy Wood

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times


"I think you need your head coach developing the culture; if you need to bring someone else...then you've actually got concerns there" - Shane Horgan

Second Captains (podcast)


...under World Rugby regulations, an invitation must now be extended to Michael Cheika and the Australian coaching staff to join them.

Vince Rugari - The Roar


“In an ideal world if there were 60 weeks in a year, we’d be laughing. The reality is that we have to fit it in 52. But we’ll get there, we’ll work it out."

Murray Kinsella -


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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