Monday, June 15, 2020

Front Five - 15.06.20

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

Check out Episode 2 of our new
Facebook live show The Leinster Laighin
Monday evening from 8pm where
myself, Keego & Big Joe Shep
will co-host a "re-watch party" of the
2011 Heineken Cup Final


"We are in the very early phase of discussions with the IRFU to establish fully the current and long--term financial position of the Union and only then can the players consider any proposal."


Rúaidhrí O'Connor  - Irish Independent

Bringing together the schedules of northern and southern hemisphere teams will be discussed at a World Rugby meeting on Monday.


Chris Jones - BBC Rugby

Speight, 32, has been capped 19 times by the Wallabies


The42.ie (via AFP)

In April Jacky Lorenzetti has admitted defeat in Racing 92’s ambitious plan to secure the services of Itoje.


Ian Cameron - RugbyPass.com

"There was no lip to be fair. I was quite surprised. I guess at fullback you're a little bit further away which is probably a good thing."


Liam Napier - NZ Herald

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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