Sunday, January 08, 2017

Front Five - 08.01.17

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

Both Leinster and Munster are playing the 
kind of rugby that can compete with the 
best from both England and France

With the security of a final game at Thomond Park against Racing...qualification for the quarter-finals...appears well within their radar.

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

...this Mole believes that it’s safe to say that Toner hasn’t captured the imagination of the Irish rugby public in the way that Ultan Dillane or Henderson has.

Digging Like A Demented Mole

Carty limped off before the break with his team 14-0 down and initial reports suggested had suffered anterior cruciate knee ligament trouble.

Alex Bywater - Irish Independent

...prop Richard Barrington was sent off for knocking out the Exeter second row Geoff Parling with a shoulder charge

Paukl Rees - The Guardian

Afterward, Les Kiss pulled the classic 'I'll say I'm not complaining while complaining' routine

Gavin Cooney -

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