Monday, August 27, 2018

Front Five - 27.08.18

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

Such a shame to see division between
IRFU and clubs right before the season
kicks off particularly so soon after 
Irish rugby has enjoyed so much success

"The gap between the professional and club game is getting wider and this was an honest attempt to bridge that gap."

Brendan Fanning - Irish Independent

O’Connell, appointed forwards coach with Stade Francais earlier this month, saw his charges run out emphatic 46-15 winners away to Paddy Jackson’s Perpignan.

John Fallon - Irish Examiner

The GUINNESS PRO14 action, and a mouth-watering 'Month of Champions', kicks off for Connacht against Glasgow Warriors at the Sportsground next Saturday

...the Pumas produced a physical performance to end an 11-game losing streak in front of an ecstatic crowd at the Estadio Malvinas Argentinas.

Breandán Ó hUallacháin - SportsNews Ireland

The second tier in the England are set to trial a new tackle rule, players will not be allowed to tackle above the arm pit

Cormac Cahill -

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