Thursday, November 12, 2020

Front Five - 12.11.20

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

For this week's "Opposition View" podcast
I spoke to an Edinburgh fan ahead
of their visit to the RDS next Monday
Catch it later today by subscribing to the feed

Seán Cronin (thumb), Ryan Baird (adductor) and Tadhg Furlong (calf) are set to increase their training load and will be assessed as the week progresses.

Paul Fennessy -

"Obviously I'd love to be involved. That will probably never change. But not being eligible because I play abroad would annoy me more."

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

Q: Is this a must-win game and what would the reaction be if you lost out in Dublin?
WP: It would be one of disappointment, clearly.

Matthew Southcombe - WalesOnline

The five New Zealand and five Australian Super Rugby franchises, including the Force, will each face-off once before a final between the top two sides of the competition.

NZ Herald

The away jersey on the other hand is all new, and certainly very striking 

Rugby Shirt Watch

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