Thursday, June 11, 2020

Front Five - 11.06.20

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

The Ireland Jersey McJerseyface Cup
kicked off Wednesday evening
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 "...it would be a lot better indicator of the best team than the World Cup which is whichever is the best team on the day - and that is part of the allure of it."


Brendan O'Brien - Irish Examiner

"I appreciate the arguments over tradition and playing through the winter, but when you’re playing in decent weather it’s brilliant for players and spectators."


The Rugby Paper

"If they [New Zealand and Australian teams] have already played six or seven games and we just started, it will have a massive influence on how prepared we are."


RugbyPass.com

The salary cap reduction agreement follows players taking temporary 25% pay cuts in recent months due to the financial challenge posed by the Covid-19 outbreak.


Murray Kinsella - The42.ie

 It’s clear to see from this footage that Australian fans had been social distancing long before it became cool!


Rugby Onslaught

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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