Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Front Five - 03.01.18

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

ICYMI click here for a selection
of online comments after Leinster v Connacht

...[Leinster] have performed without an international class back-row numbering two Lions and an Irish captain with almost nobody, bar the three absentees, even noticing.

David Kelly - Irish Independent

Ulster turned the game around in the second half as the stats below show when they had 74% possession.

Gayl - WestTerraceView

A World Rugby press release proudly stated that, more than three decades after rugby turned professional, the removal of “various repetitions and contradictions” has reduced the size of the law book by 42 percent.

All Out Rugby

“It may be a big ask, but if [the team] had won a couple of those games that have been reasonably close, all of a sudden you are challenging for top four.“

Gerard Meagher - The Guardian

Leinster debuts, trips to South Africa, first ever inter-pro, Player of the Month, media duties. We've yet to see the 20-year-old flustered.

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