Sunday, December 08, 2019

Front Five - 08.12.19

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

Just a note on Boyd's comment - the Saints also
rested players last week against the Leicester Tigers
(unless you believe Biggar's 'toe injury')
yet still managed a comfortable 36-13 win -
doesn't sound like a whole lot of questions being asked...

"If you look at the way the big Irish teams are able to manage their squads, it's very different because the Premiership asks questions of teams every week."

Tom Vickers - Northampton Chronicle

Three European games into this Champions Cup season have yielded three wins...on each occasion, the crucial final points have been provided by (Cooney)

Jonathan Bradley - Irish Independent

Van Graan did not accept Saracens were short-handed in any way at Thomond Park

Simon Lewis - Irish Examiner

The Ireland Men's 7s team had to settle for a 12th place finish

Ciarán Kennedy -

It was, how you say, a full Partridge moment and one worth having a look at again.

Michael Corry - Irish Examiner

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