Sunday, August 04, 2019

Front Five - 04.08.19

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

Cranking things up a notch 
here at Harpin Manor for the coming week
as the RWC2019 warmups get near

"Last-minute try against England - it was probably something you dreamed of when you were younger."

Patrick McCarry -

Far gone are the days when a player was told that if he exchanged his Scotland jersey with an opponent after an international he would have to pay for a new one to be worn in the next match

Allan Massie - The Scotsman

“We were able to achieve what we wanted to do so I would give eight out of 10 for tonight” - Japan skipper Michael Leitch


There are strong suggestions Read will be shunted to No. 6, with Ardie Savea taking his long-held spot at No. 8.

NZ Herald

Happily, he is symptom-free these days and in good health, relishing his role as forwards coach at Bristol.

Simon Thomas - WalesOnline

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