Friday, January 08, 2021

Front Five - 08.01.21

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

ICYMI click here for the latest episode of
The HarpinOnRugby Podcast
featuring Ulster fan Ian Frizzell talking about
#LEIvULS as well as his Lions selection

Johnny Sexton has been passed fit to play. Jordan Larmour and Seán Cronin have recovered from shoulder and thumb injuries respectively

RTÉ Rugby

O’Connell will link up with Ireland until after the next World Cup in 2023, replacing under-fire Simon Easterby, who moves to defence

David Kelly - Irish Independent

"I have thoroughly enjoyed the last two and a half years working and learning with some really good people"

Stephen Crawford - Belfast Newsletter

Unlike the men, the women's competition includes mostly amatuer players, though England are fully professional

Alison Donnelly -

"We are heading in a very encouraging direction – that enables us to best achieve our purpose of growing the sport worldwide by making it more relevant and accessible." (via AFP)

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