Saturday, July 13, 2019

Front Five - 13.07.19

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

Best of luck to the Irish Women's & Men's
7s squads today in their Olympic qualifiers


10:06AM - WOMEN V ROMANIA
11:44AM - MEN V UKRAINE
12:51PM - WOMEN V CZECH REPUBLIC
2:29PM - MEN V RUSSIA
3:14PM - WOMEN V SPAIN
5:36PM - MEN V SPAIN


"It wasn’t even a contact session but when big men are moving at high speeds, sometimes those small collisions can cause a little bit of discomfort, nothing major."


Sean McMahon - Pundit Arena

...as far as the 30-year-old Munster star is concerned...he is locked in a battle with squad mates and fellow half-backs John Cooney, Kieran Marmion, and Luke McGrath until informed otherwise.


Simon Lewis - Irish Examiner

Pool B features Moscow runners-up Ireland, Spain, Russia and Ukraine


WorldRugby.org

The 60-year-old former Kelso and Scotland flanker, who won 40 caps and was part of the 1990 Grand Slam-winning team, replaces Ireland’s Pat Whelan.


Duncan Smith - The Scotsman

"The jerseys feature Ogham script for ‘Aontacht‘ or ‘Unity’, representing the unique coming together of the four proud provinces of Ireland."


Balls.ie

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

Blog Archive