Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Front Five - 28.08.19

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

ICYMI click here for the audio
version of our #ENGvIRE writeup
aka "speakup"

Sentiment won't come into the equation in the coaches' meeting come Sunday...and (Ross) Byrne will realise that harsh reality.

Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

It’s not a good thing to lose a game like that. We’re not going to bullshit ourselves by saying, ‘that might be the best thing for us’.

Brendan O'Brien - Irish Examiner

If Jones arrives, he will also link up with former Munster coaches Jacques Nienaber and Aled Waters. 

Ben Blake -

"It has the ingredients for a real fierce Test match and I just hope everybody comes through unscathed."

BBC Rugby

with five incumbent All Blacks midfielders already doing the would’ve taken something exceptional from Nonu to find his way back into the national squad.

Tom Vinicombe - RugbyPass

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