Saturday, October 31, 2020

Front Five - 31.10.20

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

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“He was an SCT player in fourth year and he was one of the best on the team even then. He was outstanding, a wrecking ball.”

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times
(possibly behind paywall)

"He is world-class and maybe the best out-half of the past decade...He’s tireless and has enormous experience."

Murray Kinsella -

Five years ago, a record-breaking final day saw 221 points scored via 27 tries, 22 conversions and 13 penalty goals.

Jack de Menezes - The Independent (UK)

21-year-old Reid was a Grand Slam winner with the Ireland U20s in 2019 

Huge Rugby

Not once in 26 previous meetings have England lost to Italy.

Rugby World

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