Thursday, March 23, 2017

Front Five - 23.03.17

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

First the WRU brings in central contracts,
now they're controlling professional clubs...

Why didn't the IRFU think of any of that??? ;-)

"If World Rugby wants new host territories in the future, they need to encourage new territories to bid, so that's an important element."

Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

The Champions Cup knockout stage will get underway...with the clash of...Leinster and Wasps, which will be refereed by Nigel Owens

...thanks to a 35th-minute five-pointer by Michael Lowey, a replay will now be required to determine the winner

Irish Times

The WRU intends to invest in the stadium infrastructure, the problematic pitch, and personnel

Delme Parfitt - WalesOnline

"I know they'd really enjoy playing with one and other because they've the same personalities."

Gavan Casey -

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