Monday, February 05, 2018

Front Five - 05.02.18

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

I really don't think moaning about TV3's coverage
will do any good.  When broadcast deals are thrashed
out they come down to cold hard cash and nothing else.

Sexton...had come within a whisker of being replaced by inexperienced fly-half Joey Carbery after receiving treatment for cramp just a couple of minutes earlier.

Simon Lewis - Irish Examiner

Sergio Parisse is a doubt for Italy's trip to Dublin

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

"He comes back for the Highlanders game. It was always part of his contract … it was the only obligation he had, so he is honouring it"

Richard Knowler -

Coetzee’s email tipped a potentially delicate legal matter in SA Rugby’s favour as the recipients of the letter included...CEO Jurie Roux and president Mark Alexander

All Out Rugby

As it happens, the host broadcaster, the BBC, experienced a delay in its World Feed, thus delaying TV3's coverage.

Matthew Gault -

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