Sunday, September 01, 2019

Front Five - 01.09.19

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

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"Our set-piece was below average last week and, again, we know the quality Wales have so we needed to be right. It was certainly a step forward"

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

The back five of Ireland's pack was an area of real strength and they really threw their weight around, manhandling Welsh forwards at times.

Matthew Southcombe - WalesOnline

The inter-pro semi-finals (Leinster v Ulster and Munster v Connacht) will take place at St Mary’s RFC on Saturday 14 September.

Sean Farrell -

Russell’s flair and audacity were simply too much for the east Europeans as their much-anticipated first hosting of a major rugby nation fell flat.

Duncan Smith - The Scotsman

Leinster ‘A’ made sure to finish with a flourish...with the sort of clinical attacking that will be needed in next Friday’s crunch clash with Munster ‘A’ in Cork. (via

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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