Tuesday, June 09, 2020

Front Five - 09.06.20

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

The Ireland Jersey McJerseyface Cup
was launched Monday
and qualifying rounds start Wednesday

"...some supporters for a variety of reasons may wish to sit this one out, and if that’s the case, we would like to assure them that their seat is secure for another year"

Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

That would involve a return to collective training at the end of June, building up towards inter-provincial clashes in the Aviva Stadium on 22 and 23 August.

Murray Kinsella - The42.ie

Twelve teams – South Africa, England, New Zealand, Wales, Japan, France, Australia, Ireland, Scotland, Italy, Argentina and Fiji – have already qualified

Rugby World

The reduction will be in place until the end of the 2023/24 season. An announcement is expected on Tuesday.

Laura Scott - BBC Rugby

"We’re trying to bring back a bit of old school with the kids going free and after the game Eden Park has said we’re allowed to have fans on the pitch."

Marc Hinton - Stuff.co.nz

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