Thursday, August 23, 2018

Front Five - 23.08.18

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

ICYMI click here for yesterday's 
Harpin Points post which looks at
Rugby launches, Bonus Points & TV coverage

"We lost 42-17 at home with a decent enough team as well, so we just need to figure out why does that take place so it doesn’t happen during the season."

Ryan Bailey -

“The gym and the meeting rooms are all first class. It’s helping our game being around this environment.”

Sean McMahon - Pundit Arena

Without international duties to contend with, Connacht fans can expect to see Godwin regularly line up in the centre for the next couple of years. 

Declan Rooney - Irish Examiner

Injuries to center Ryan Crotty and winger Rieko Ioane have forced the All Blacks to reshuffle their backline

NZ Herald

The RFU charge of “conduct prejudicial to the interest of the game” was upheld...but Cipriani faces no sanction

Gerard Meagher - The Guardian

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