Friday, October 06, 2017

Front Five - 06.10.17

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

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of new Leinster signing James Lowe playing for Tasman Makos

Titles or even play-off berths are definitely not on the line in Dublin tomorrow.

Simon Lewis - Irish Examiner

In one way, it’s been almost exactly a year to the day that Anthony Foley last sat high in the stands of the Aviva Stadium. In another way, it feels like an age.

Three Red Kings

Conflicting views about why the campaign unravelled so badly remain but ultimately Tom Tierney's reign ended on a sour note.

Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

Meetings between New Zealand and South Africa used to be the highlight of the rugby calendar; hard fought, unyielding and close.

Paul Rees - The Guardian

Sean Lemass, Harold MacMillan and Dwight Eisenhower were in office. There was no internet. Penny sweets probably cost less than a penny… you get the idea, it was a while back.

Sean Farrell -

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