Monday, October 23, 2017

Front Five - 23.10.17

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

From my admittedly not-fully-clued-in perspective
it seems an obvious solution to the ongoing crisis
in Irish Women's Rugby would be for everyone
involved, including top players past and present,
to get around a table and thrash out a realistic future


"We stand in unity with our with our club mates, our opponents and our national heroes beseeching the IRFU to implement a long term strategy for the development of women's rugby, domestically and internationally."

Alison Donnelly - ScrumQueens

Leinster will, at the very least, seek to emerge from those with, perhaps, a 5-5 split.

David Kelly - Irish Independent was one-way traffic in the second half as the French Top 14 side powered to consecutive bonus points wins in their first taste of Champions Cup rugby.

Richard Mulligan - Belfast Newsletter

Marty Moore played the final 22 minutes of Wasps' 41-10 bonus-point destruction of Harlequins.

RTÉ Rugby

Alison Miller, Linda Djougang, Jenny Murphy and their team-mates were carrying the fight to ‘Rock at every opportunity and the scores racked up.

Michael Gallagher -

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