Thursday, November 24, 2016

Front Five - 24.11.16

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

This narrative about Irish "whinging" is hilarious
...the same people spinning will take a different tack
next time a ref gives bad calls against their team

...the head coach will be keen to keep as many combinations as possible intact for the final game of the November series against Michael Cheika's Wallabies.

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent


"It is the first time that the pool draw has been hosted outside of the UK or Ireland and we are determined to make the most of this opportunity"

********** has to say that Ireland and its supporters have revealed an unfortunate whingeing and self-satisfied front to the world of rugby after their loss last weekend to the All Blacks.

Spiro Zavos - The Roar


"There's so much negativity about Italian rugby that this one result has changed a huge amount of people's belief and perceptions."

Raf Diallo - Newstalk's Off The Ball


Already, the signs of Byrne’s work with the Wallabies have been clear, with their kicking game improving

Murray Kinsella -


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