Saturday, October 17, 2020

Front Five - 17.10.20

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

Best wishes to Ian Whitten, Gareth Steenson,
Simon Zebo & Donncha Ryan today

"We're desperate to put a good showing for the people of Ireland but, as I've said before, there's bigger things than rugby, isn't there?"

Rob O'Hanrahan -

Simon Zebo and Donnacha Ryan will wear the famous Parisian team colours while Ian Whitten and Gareth Steenson...will be part of the Chief’s cohort.

John O'Sullivan - Irish Times

Cooney was pushing Conor Murray for a starting berth before lockdown but was omitted from Ireland's latest squad.


"I said before the game, ‘Let’s go and celebrate who we are and what that means,’"Pat Lam, Bristol’s director of rugby, said. 

Michael Aylwin - The Guardian

Only time will tell what happens from here, but one thing we can take for granted. The international rugby calendar will look very different in 2021.

Ryan Jordan - Last Word On 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