Thursday, January 16, 2020

Front Five - 16.01.20

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

Podcast will publish later today
I talk to @RugbyKino about the
Champions Cup Round 6 permutations

"Isa Nacewa was...the best leader I have worked with."

Chris Jones - BBC Rugby

(hat-tip Ben Emerson & Brian Donnelly)

He is in rich try-scoring form with eight in his six appearances so far, though he characteristically downplays his role...

Murray Kinsella -

the absence of a dozen of the 33 players who featured in Japan and the inclusion of 14 who did not represents quite a significant overhaul.

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

...the sight of forwards acting as human shields while a halfback slows the game down has become a contentious issue in Europe.

...they will surely turn their attention to the structure and make-up of the (Pro14) and wonder where the future lies.

Rúaidhrí O'Connor - Irish Independent

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