Thursday, May 14, 2020

Front Five - 14.05.20

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

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Some 96 percent of revenue is generated by the currently inactive professional men’s game.

Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times
(possibly behind paywall)

"The worst-case scenario is there's no rugby at all. The immediate consequence to that is the financial one, which affects all parts of the game."

Jon Doel - WalesOnline

The IRFU were keen to move him away from the eastern province where...Tadhg Furlong and Andrew Porter...reside

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

“The worst thing would be to play behind closed doors. Because it cuts pretty much the whole of our income." (via AFP)

...this isn’t a new playing strip for the Irish province, but instead a limited edition shirt that has been produced by Connacht to honour the work of frontline heroes

Rugby Shirt Watch

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

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