Monday, April 27, 2020

Front Five - 27.04.20

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

It's like whenever the Welsh rugby press
gets bored they float the whole notion of
"regions pulling out of the Pro14"

Reports on Saturday suggested the Irish and Welsh unions were on the brink of a shock U-turn, but those have proved wide of the mark.

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

...the fact that the sponsorship market in Ireland only suffered a €14m dip through the three worst years of the financial crash is a source of optimism...

Brendan O'Brien - Irish Examiner

Robbie Henshaw – Played with Connacht from 2012 to 2016. Making 77 appearances. Joined Leinster in 2016.

Anthony Redmond - SportsNews Ireland

The news that CVC may have a rethink on their PRO14 investment makes the situation more concerning again for the Welsh teams.

Paul Abbandonato - WalesOnline

"These guys are freakishly big and it takes a lot of work, from a training and nutritional point of view, to maintain it."

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Taken by JLP from RDS press box on Nov 16, 2019