Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Front Five - 01.11.16

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

Apologies for the delay in posting
our Leinster v Connacht writeup
it will publish around lunchtime Tuesday

"...Chicago, a bit of fanfare, completely alien to them playing in a football stadium. It’s as good a chance as any to catch them.”

Ciarán Gallagher - Irish Examiner


Paddy Jackson was not included in the 27-man Ireland squad to face New Zealand this Saturday in Chicago

BBC Sport

(note - as this story relates to an ongoing police investigation we do not invite any comments on the matter and they will be deleted in due course)


"...the All Blacks will be on high alert to ensure their preparation for this Sunday's test in Chicago against Joe Schmidt's men is 'bone-deep,' as Steve Hansen likes to call it."

Campbell Burnes - NZ Herald


The next step in the jersey’s evolution will be revealed on November 1 with new supplier Canterbury of New Zealand creating their first Lions shirt for over 50 years

Josh Gardner - WorldRugby.com


...rather than grounding the ball or booting it out of play, Bouldoire instead threw the ball over the dead ball line



Feel free to share any interesting links you spot yourself about t’internet by email, Twitter, Facebook, 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