Thursday, November 03, 2016

Front Five - 03.11.16

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

The confusion over Saturday's kickoff time stems from the US clocks going back this Sunday, November 6, a week after Ireland's.  

Stay tuned for our "Rugby on TV" post later today when we will hope to have official clarification for you.

Where's Doctor Who when you need him?

(quotes on websites in question as of 8am Thursday)

Saturday, 19:30 - 22:30 : Ireland take on reigning world champions New Zealand at Soldier Field, Chicago. 

Ireland V The All Blacks is exclusively live on the eir Sport 2 channel on Saturday 5th November at 8pm.  (1st quote here) (2nd quote here)


What time does Ireland vs New Zealand start? 9pm Irish time 

the Ireland v All Blacks game will be live in HD as part of the BT Sports package. Again, 8pm kickoff - coverage begins at 7:45pm


Jordi Murphy looks likely to hang on to the No 7 shirt as Schmidt retains the back-row that started against the Springboks in the first and last Tests

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent


All of this discourse is setting the scene for an eagerly-anticipated Lions tour of New Zealand next year, their first since the 2005 series.

NZ Herald


Sick new Dan Carter video proves he's better than Beauden Barrett


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