Tuesday, June 02, 2020

Front Five - 02.06.20

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

Good to be back after a
sunny long weekend

"...if there is to be a finale to the season, it will almost certainly be played without crowds which, in terms of gate receipts, is sure to cost Leinster in excess of €2 million."

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

"The fact remains we can only resume activity in line with the easing of government restrictions, but there is also a lot we can do to ensure the right practices are in place."

Sinead Farrell - The42.ie

It would see players removed from the field for 15 minutes for certain high tackle offences, but would lead to an automatic citing as is the norm with the traditional red cards.

Anthony Woolford - Wales Online

"...we fly in all of the SANZAAR partners and they are in a training bubble and then we can quarantine effectively and play a competition"

SkySports.com (via Reuters)

Externally, there is a widespread feeling of animosity towards them from inside and outside the sport, and Saracens know they have no choice other than to take the hits.


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