Friday, December 16, 2016

Front Five - 16.12.16

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

A lot of clubs looking for revenge this weekend
that's what's great about these "back to back" series

We received a lot of praise from the way we played in the first hour last Sunday but we weren't delighted with our performance.

Denis Buckley - Irish Independent

"They will come out with a massive edge to their performance, especially in the first 20 minutes. I’d say it will be brutal.”

Simon Lewis - Irish Examiner

the aim underlying the new directive...has to be applauded, even if (dare I suggest) the motivation behind it may be World Rugby's fear of becoming the subject of an expensive lawsuit in the future.

Total Flanker...a rugby blog

Nakarawa has been moved back from lock to No 8 for tonight’s Scotstoun blockbuster as last year’s European Champions Cup runners-up face a win-or-bust match.

David Smith - The Scotsman

"After this we went on to win 26-14 and he was our motivation."

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