Thursday, July 30, 2020

Front Five - 30.07.20

Our daily "Front Five" feature first appeared on this
day in 2014, click here to see the headlines

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

ICYMI click here for this week's episode of
The HarpinOnRugby Podcast
featuring Brendon Shields of Rugbycology
talking about rugby in Australia

A report in the Guardian has indicated there may be no scrums in “recreational rugby union” in the UK until after Christmas

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

Clearly, O'Driscoll is a subscriber to the view that England effectively played its World Cup "final" a week early when they deservedly beat the All Blacks

Rob Houwing - Sport24 (RSA)

Johann van Graan has been keen to integrate academy players into the senior set-up more often in recent seasons and has done so again this summer.

Murray Kinsella - The

It brings the total number of positive tests across the twelve-club Premiership to...19 players and six members of the non-playing staff  


There are currently three petitions on, one of which - set up by fans of the club...attracted more than 3,500 signatures.

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