Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Front Five - 16.01.19

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

How ironic that after the Premiership
spent all that time moaning about 
no relegation in the Celtic League 
they are now looking to do likewise

"He's worked massively hard on his kicking since he got in and I've seen massive improvements in that. I've no doubt if he's called upon, he'll be ready to go."

Rúaidhrí O'Connor - Irish Independent

...though there remain doubts over the fitness of a handful of players such as Peter O’Mahony, the trend is of players returning

Simon Lewis - Irish Examiner

“(Carbery)’s playing unbelievable rugby. He had a disappointing day in Castres but since then he is playing some of the best rugby of his career.”

Sean Farrell -

The former Ulster loosehead, who made 44 appearances for his native province, joined Gloucester in 2015 after a season in France with Aurillac.

Ealing as well as fellow clubs Nottingham, Coventry and the Cornish Pirates are said and ready to take legal action if the English Premiership gets rid of relegation.

Anthony Redmond - SportsNews Ireland

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