Thursday, December 15, 2016

Front Five - 15.12.16

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

I can appreciate the many comments
around the ruggersphere which amount to
"keep calm and carry on" re : Hartley decision
but this is about more than one offence
carried out in one match on one Leinster player.
If the laws have been correctly applied in this case
then perhaps the laws need to be looked at.

He should now be banished for life from the game I, and millions of others, love.

Jim McDowell - Belfast Telegraph
(note - published before ruling was announced)

Joe Schmidt’s side take on the Brave Blossoms on the same day as the Lions first test

Irish Times

I think he was a bit fortunate that he did it in December rather than January

Irish Independent

...the province are clearly readying a case to put before IRFU performance director, David Nucifora.

Declan Rooney -

(Ireland's) monumental upset of the All Blacks will still be fresh on minds as they have a serious shot at three Six Nations titles in four years.

Rugby Dump

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