Saturday, June 13, 2020

Front Five - 13.06.20

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

After a series of qualifiers
The Ireland Jersey McJerseyface Cup
is now left with 24 contestants
Kristian Ross will help me with the draw
for the pool stage on Saturday evening
stay tuned to the home page for details

“The IRFU is in discussion with Rugby Players Ireland in relation to savings in the professional game. These arrangements will remain under constant review.”

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

“I remember being at the Munster/Leinster game at Thomond Park in December 2018 and being covered by droplets."

Garry Doyle -

All but one of the 22 men in the matchday squad have since retired, and while many have remained closely involved with rugby, others have looked further afield after hanging up their boots.

Six Nations Rugby

Organisers are considering moving the tour, which now clashes with the postponed Tokyo Olympic Games, to later in the year.

BBC Rugby

As it stands, the near 60,000 tickets sold at both venues probably exceeded expectations.

Mark Geenty -

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