Thursday, May 16, 2019

Front Five - 16.05.19

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

Do they not see the irony
in labelling what is essentially
pay-per-view rugby as "OTT"?

"It's always nice to win awards, but tonight has been particularly special in that I am being recognised by my team-mates and opponents"

Irish Independent

"...there’s a little chink in the armour now and they could be vulnerable."

RTÉ Rugby

Injury will deprive the Grand Slam winners of out-half Harry Byrne, Leinster openside Scott Penny, wing Conor McPhillips and centre David Hawkshaw

Sean Farrell -

...the platform, which is available now via, will show live match coverage to paying subscribers

World Rugby is considering starting the tournament in 2022 with just 10 and not the originally hoped for 12 nations

Christy Doran -

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