Saturday, June 03, 2017

Front Five - 03.06.17

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

We aim to bring you varying
opinions on the Lions throughout this tour...
here at HarpinManor we'll have
previews and writeups from a Lions-sceptic
meanwhile we also have a tour diary
from Michelle Tobin who is currently 
at the Toll Stadium in Whangerei

One Irish journalist questioned whether the pitch would by playable with kick-off at 7.35pm, but the weather and conditions were forecast to improve throughout the day.

A tight head has a slot to put his head into where both his shoulders are supported, the loose head doesn’t and is really reliant on his bind to stop the scrum going down.

The Lineout Coach

"(Scotland) are a serious team - they were pretty sharp against New Zealand and we have a big challenge again,"

Declan Rooney - Irish Independent

"Just like the rules we have for sky diving, for car racing. Only adults should be allowed play dangerous games"

Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times

"...the players — as opposed to management — must cotton on fast that cup rugby, and the final weeks of the campaign, are a bit different to the average Saturday"

Gavin O'Callaghan -

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

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