Friday, May 15, 2020

Front Five - 15.05.20

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

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"Andy Farrell's side had been due to face the Wallabies in two tests on 4 and 11 July at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium and Sydney's Cricket Ground respectively."

RTÉ Rugby

Aungier’s exit from Leinster will come at the same time as fellow promising academy prop Roman Salanoa is departing for Munster next season

Murray Kinsella -

...the Six Nations are said to be open to the idea of pushing the start of the championship back a month to March and April as part of a compromise with the southern hemisphere

Gavin Mairs - Irish Independent

“I didn’t ask any questions, I just managed to take in the news. I was a bit taken aback by it. That’s the way it was.” 

Declan Rooney - Irish Examiner

“Ongoing discussions...have included the possibility of a 24-club Heineken Champions Cup with eight representatives from each of Europe’s leading league competitions"

Michael Corry - Pundit Arena

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