Thursday, December 03, 2020

Front Five - 03.12.20

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

Just to clarify my position on a
"British & Irish League"
 IMO it would make a mockery of the Champions Cup.
If there's to be reform then why not
go whole hog and create a pan-European league

 "It’s a relatively new squad, a lot of young people, a couple of old boys like me and we have a clear plan."

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times
(possibly behind paywall)

"That's the challenge for us, to go out and right the wrongs from last weekend. Scotland have no fear of coming to the Aviva."

Ireland have been the masters of dominating territory during the Autumn Nations Cup.

Kevin Millar - Scottish Rugby Blog

Gosper...spent almost nine years in charge of World Rugby's operations, overseeing successful Rugby World Cups in 2015 and 2019.

BBC Rugby

It is easy to see why the Welsh clubs are keen on a British and Irish League. They could do with the money but they need to up their game.

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