Friday, June 12, 2020

Front Five - 12.06.20

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

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"It's important for rugby players to have competitive sport to look forward to and they deserve to know that our return to rugby guidelines are built around their welfare."

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

"That’s what the Pro14 — or Pro18 — needs: it needs quality teams who can go toe-to-toe with the current top four or five."

Starting Barrett at fullback, rather than first five-eighth where he has played the majority of his career, would be something of a surprise move

Liam Napier - NZ Herald

"While the club were against the original proposal...we understand the views of the other stakeholders and share their commitment for a collaborative approach"

Frank Nickson - Talking Rugby Union

The teams competing are the NSW Waratahs, Queensland Reds, Canberra Brumbies, Melbourne Rebels and Western Force.

Sam Tremlett - Rugby World

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