Thursday, December 08, 2016

Front Five - 08.12.16

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

With the amount of money invested in the sport
going up every year it's a crying shame that
a club which has so recently been part of the
top flight of European rugby can have such
critical financial problems causing loss of jobs

“If evidence suggesting a loss of consciousness had been available to the medical team at the time of assessment, George would not have been allowed to return to the field of play."

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

"(Ireland) are very well coached by Joe Schmidt and they have produced some young players."

Sean McMahon -

The 2017 likely to be more convivial than the doomed 2005 trip on the basis that happy Lions sides stand a better chance.

Rob Kitson - The Guardian

“I have been blessed to have been able to live in this country, been welcomed into this country and experience things away from rugby."

John Fallon - Irish Examiner

"Having to break the news to 40 staff members was extremely difficult" said chairman Gareth Hawkins

Rugby365 (via AFP)

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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