Friday, July 07, 2017

Front Five - 07.07.17

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

Basically you can pick any country on the planet,
suggest they're about to put a team in the Pro12,
and it would be believable.  Seychelles anyone?

"It's brilliant to have him, he's been playing really well. It was a relief to everyone in the squad when he got cleared,"

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

"I will get into trouble for saying this, but the referees need help because they can't do what we're asking them to do, and then they become overly influential in a game."

Michael Cantillon - SKy Sports

The central pillar of the bid is its all-island dimension, but nobody has the slightest idea how precisely the border on the island will look in 2023.

Paul Rouse - Irish Examiner

Extremely reputable Scottish journalist Iain Morrison notes that a Pro12 team based in Washington, D.C., seems like for the 2018-19 season.

This Is American Rugby

"He's the type of fella that can make a difference away from home."

Patrick McCarry -

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