Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Front Five - 18.08.20

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

ICYMI click here for our
fifth and final "warmup writeup"
featuring Bristol Bears v Saracens

The unnamed academy player who tested positive for Covid-19...is also asymptomatic and is continuing to be monitored by the Munster medical team.

Johnny Watterson - Irish Times

The 2019/20 Pro14 campaign is due to be concluded over the next four weekends, meaning McFadden could miss all of it.

Murray Kinsella - The42.ie

 "A lot have said to me, 'I can get another year out of this'. That's the way they've been thinking."

Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

Ireland have it in their hands. If they are to win both of their remaining games with bonus points (Italy and France) then they will be crowned the 2020 Six Nations champions.

Robert Rees - Last Word On Rugby

New Zealand just needs one Australian franchise to break ranks and Australia’s united front will crumble.

Bret Harris - The Guardian

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