Thursday, May 21, 2020

Front Five - 21.05.20

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

In rugby terms he is energised by the talent and ambition around him and while his original decision to travel north wasn’t easy he hasn’t regretted a moment.

John O'Sullivan - Irish Times
(possibly behind paywall)

"We continuously remind athletes that they are responsible for their own medications, what they take, what they do, how they take it, what they check, what evidence they provide that they’ve checked it – that is a constant message."

Brendan Fanning - Irish Independent
(behind paywall)

From 30 to 33, he would have had the capacity to be a brilliant ten but a rugby player understands better than almost anyone that neck injuries are not to be gambled with. 

Ronan O'Gara - Irish Examiner

‘Connected Parties’ as they are known will therefore not be allowed to pay players in any way regardless of its nature. This includes co-investments as were a big issue in the Saracens scandal.

David Challis - Last Word On Rugby

"Bobo had wandered infield and Betsen was stuck to the scrum. Nobody touched me. An unbelievable feeling."

Sean McMahon - 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