Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Front Five - 10.04.19

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

Given the rise of John Cooney this season
JGP might wish the residency rule had
gotten shorter not longer

...he will be one of the last to take advantage of the three-year residency ruling. This summer, he can declare for Ireland.

David Kelly - Irish Independent

In the decade since Munster’s last Heineken Cup success in 2008, the disconnect between the amateur and professional game has become even greater.

Donal Lenihan - Irish Examiner

"Some of those changes are down to guys like [Stuart Hogg] leaving, so there won’t be massive change."

Stuart Bathgate - The Scotsman

Sanzaar's decision to dump the Sunwolves from Super Rugby will hamper the Japan national team's preparation for test matches.

Smart, simple and most significantly, effective.

Maurice brosnan -

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

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Taken by JLP from RDS press box on Nov 16, 2019