Thursday, August 27, 2020

Front Five - 27.08.20

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

ICYMI click here for our latest
podcast featuring an "opposition view"
from Ulster fan Ian Frizzell aka @rava_ian

 ...the province has said that anyone who was potentially exposed to the coronavirus is already in self-isolation. That includes one member of the senior squad.

RTÉ Rugby

If Snyman is targeting the...Lions Test series...the Springboks may insist on overseeing the recovery

Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times
(could be behind paywall)

Roux has missed so much rugby, he has yet to feature in 2020, which reflects how turbulent this period has been for the Connacht lock. 

Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

...head coach Richard Cockerill has built up enough self-belief and strength in depth in his squad to ensure that a positive performance and result is still expected

David Barnes - The Offside Line

And so it is that the 26-year-old Byrne twins have been split up for the first time in their rugby-playing lives.

Murray Kinsella -

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