Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Front Five - 01.08.17

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

Absolutely heartbroken for poor Niamh Briggs

Click here for our writeup of Crusaders v Chiefs
which is more of a scouting report on
new Leinster signing James Lowe

The experienced full-back had successfully recovered from the hamstring injury that had ruled her out of the Six Nations but suffered an injury to her Achilles in training.


Zebre finished bottom of the PRO12 last season, winning just three games and conceding 773 points

Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

"The selection criteria for all match official appointments for the last two years follows a clear tournament policy... that such appointments be merit-based"

SuperSport.com (via AFP)

Having lost Liam Williams to Saracens, what a timely pre-season boost it would be to bring in another top class international full-back.

Simon Thomas - WalesOnline

In fairness, he comes from good hurling stock, with his father...having won just the nine Munster titles

Niall McIntyre - SportsJoe.ie

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