Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Front Five - 23.06.20

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

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on the quarterfinals of the
Ireland Jersey McJersseyface Cup

“The guys are out there [fitness] testing away, which is great to see and they seem to have turned up in very good condition to the naked eye, so we’ll see what the numbers tell us."


With six tries as well as an epic kicking battle between Felipe Contepomi and Jean-Baptiste Elissalde, it’s not one to miss


History will...reflect well on Donal Spring, Tony Ward, Moss Keane and Hugo MacNeill for being the only four players who boycotted the Irish tour of South Africa in 1981.

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times
(possibly behind paywall)

The injuries to de Allende and wings Keith Earls and Calvin Nash, are understood to be niggles that will not prevent them from the Guinness PRO14 interprovincials

Simon Lewis - Irish Examiner

Players from Maro Itoje, to Neil Back all featured in the video

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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Taken by JLP from RDS press box on Nov 16, 2019