Thursday, February 09, 2017

Front Five - 09.02.17

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

Looks like US Rugby needs someone
who can make it great...again?

Andrew Trimble should come back onto the right wing in place of Keith Earls while Munster lock Donnacha Ryan is expected to start alongside Devin Toner

Patrick McCarry -

I said, ‘God, I’d never play rugby’

Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times

“He’ll be going round all the clubs in Italy, inspiring kids and players from all ages, girls, boys, to go out there and play rugby. He’s got that infectious optimism and confidence."

Nick Purewal - Irish Examiner

“Joe brought him into training and let him get his bearings and learn a little bit behind the scenes, and that’s definitely paid off.”

Richard Mulligan - Belfast Newsletter

Do you understand the physical and mental toll our women and men endure while sacrificing their body, family and job for the chance to represent us on the international stage?

Matt McCarthy - Rugby WrapUp

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