Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Front Five - 16.06.20

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

ICYMI click here to see Episode 2
of our Facebook Live show The Leinster Laighin
together with Three Blokes A Ball & BOD
where myself, Big Joe Shep & Keego
rewatch the 2011 Heineken Cup Final


More talks will take place as a matter of urgency, with a World Rugby council meeting scheduled for the end of June.


Chris Jones - BBC Rugby

 ...for players to prepare and perform as a professional rugby player they will not be able to reduce their workload by even one per cent, never mind 20 per cent.


Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

The biggest take-away from Robbie Henshaw’s 2016 switch from Connacht to Leinster was the sense of inevitability once rumours of a potential transfer first surfaced.


Ciarán Kennedy - RugbyPass

(Welsh Pro14) games are likely to be played as behind-closed-doors double headers at the same venue, most likely Parc y Scarlets


Simon Thomas & Anthony Woolford - WalesOnline

Godwin now returns to Australian rugby to rejoin his first pro club.


Murray Kinsella - The42.ie

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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