Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Front Five - 23.09.20

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

"It definitely was a head-butt,
but sure he missed so we'll let him off"

...with the Celtic Cup not taking place this year, the inter-pro clashes are seen as vital for player development.

Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

The two conferences will remain the same as last season and the initial 11 rounds, taking the tournament up to early January, will not feature any South African teams.

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

Back in March, it was crystal clear. John Cooney had earned his chance for the home Guinness Six Nations game against Italy.

Patrick McCarry -

Laporte is accused of pressuring the French league’s disciplinary committee to reduce a punishment handed to Montpellier in 2017

Rugby World

The Committee decided that Rhodes had committed an act of foul play, however, it was not proven to the required standard that contact had been made to Henshaw’s head

Planet Rugby

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