Thursday, May 03, 2018

Front Five - 03.05.18

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

Another Premiership club reported
to be signing Jackson & Olding one day
before denying it the next...
sounds like 'kite flying' to me

“New Zealand is one of the caché matches in world rugby and everyone would want to see the match”

Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times

“We can confirm there is no substance to the rumours currently circulating in relation to the signing of the two international rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding”

Duncan Bech - Irish Examiner

Now in his seventh season in charge of Lansdowne, Mike Ruddock is perfectly placed to judge the level of talent currently in the All-Ireland League.

Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

Italy will challenge the Brave Blossoms, coached by New Zealander Jamie Joseph, on Saturday, June 9 in Oita and Saturday, June 16 in Kobe.

Richard Barrett - Pundit Arena

Samoa are likely to be Ireland’s Pool A opposition at the 2019 Rugby World Cup

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