Friday, January 13, 2017

Front Five - 13.01.17

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

Could be a cold one in Ballsbridge tonight!

Seán O'Brien was ruled out after suffering a minor calf injury in training and his place on the openside is taken by Josh van der Flier

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

Erasmus is happy that the game will still take place on a dry, firm surface which did little harm to his side when they eked out a late 16-15 PRO12 victory at the same venue

Charlie Mulqueen - Irish Independent

"If you sort of dive at the bloke’s ankles, he’s going to float over the top, if you go too high, you’re going to be yellow carded."

Adam McKendry -

It will be the 13th Six Nations for Argentina-born flanker Sergio Parisse, Italy's most capped player with 121 appearances.

RTÉ Rugby

Yes, they have 137kg Nemani Nadolo, but even allowing for his presence it's a breathtaking wall of flesh that Leinster face.

Rugby Onslaught

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