Monday, August 12, 2019

Front Five - 12.08.19

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

ICYMI click here for a selection
of post-match opinion following #IREvITA
our writeup will post Monday evening

“We wanted to shift Andrew Porter across and give him 20 minutes there, because the reality is in the World Cup you’re going to have to have one prop who can play either side."

Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times

Toner hobbled off after rolling his ankle [Joe Schmidt insisted the lock was walking around the post-match dressing room unencumbered]

Pat McCarry -

Gilchrist is up against Jonny Gray, Ben Toolis, Scott Cummings and...Sam Skinner in...a five-into-four scenario.

Duncan Smith - The Scotsman

"...we’re going to have games that are destroyed by an inconsistent official, making a decision on a law that’s not clear."

Matthew Southcombe - WalesOnline

Wales’ stay at the summit of the World Rugby rankings lasted barely 27 hours

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