Friday, June 30, 2017

Front Five - 30.06.17

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

If a poacher is what the Lions "desperately needed"
and Warburton wasn't fit to start first test,
why not go for Tipuric?

It’s not always flashy but when Warburton is at his best he can be a right nuisance at that breakdown area, which is what the Lions desperately need.

Sarah Mockford - Rugby World

It could be said that journalism was in Fred’s blood and indeed as a teenage schoolboy he made his first contribution to the then Radio Éireann.

Edmund Van Esbeck - Irish Times

"We’ve only been here 10 days. It’s been so quick. I guess in time it will sink in what it really means to play for the Lions

Irish Independent

"We have a really competitive pool with Ireland, France and Japan and we know that there's no such thing as an easy game at a World Cup."

Alison Donnelly - Scrumqueens

'I would rather grab them than nothing!'

Murray Kinsella -

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

Blog Archive


Taken by JLP from RDS press box on Nov 16, 2019