Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Front Five - 26.10.18

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

ICYMI click here for this week's 80-word review
including Irish provinces & Leinster's Euro opponents

...the first four weeks are always a mixed bag but this weekend's return to interprovincial action marks a step up in the stakes and the intensity.

Rúaidhrí O'Connor - Irish Independent

"Sometimes you can lose focus when you play teams like Leinster – they have massive quality, are in a good space, and they are playing quality rugby"

Linley MacKenzie - Irish Times

The Ireland pair...are expected to make their seasonal debuts in the Guinness Pro14 inter-pros over the coming two weekends.

Ryan Bailey -

...the Krugersdorp-born player has scored six tries in 42 appearances for the southern province.

Breandán Ó hUallacháin

It's unlikely a Southern Hemisphere competition would completely mimic the current men's Rugby Championship, with South Africa and Argentina currently struggling to make a presence in the Women's XVs game. 

Brittany Mitchell -

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