Sunday, February 21, 2021

Front Five - 21.02.21

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

ICYMI click here for a selection
of online comments after Dragons v Leinster

...there is concern in some quarters that rugby’s fan base is not sufficient to sustain a move away from the current free-to-air model.

Philip Greene - Irish Independent

The second, in particular, was a terrific score, Wootton dodging a tackler with a wonderful step, jinking inside and racing in to dot the ball down in-goal. 

RTÉ Rugby

Eventually, with 88mins on the clock, Munster knocked on and the match ended before we hit France v Wales territory.

Iain Hay - Scottish Rugby Blog

La Rochelle drew level on points with second-placed Racing 92...but they are only a point ahead of Toulouse

It is understood private equity firm CVC, who recently acquired a 28 per cent share in the PRO14, are keen on further expansion.

Steffan Thomas - Irish Examiner

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