Tuesday, July 09, 2019

Front Five - 09.07.19

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

...a proposed amendment...that, if approved, will outlaw the practice of front-rows placing their heads onto opposition players’ shoulders between the call of ‘bind’ and ‘set’.


...he recalls the disappointment of not being picked for England, only to then receive a phone call, in which he was asked, “would you ever consider playing for Ireland?”

Joe Ronan - InTheLoose.com

Heavyweight options who have succeeded offshore such as Warren Gatland and Joe Schmidt have effectively ruled themselves out.

The Guardian (via AAP)

...David Pocock...is to continue rehab on his problematic calf muscle while in South Africa.


"I haven't left rugby for a glamorous lifestyle. It's not about the money."

Charlie Morgan - Irish Independent

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