Tuesday, April 06, 2021

Front Five - 06.04.21

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

ICYMI click here for our series
of mini-writeups from big matches
from the weekend just gone, including

"The Pro 14 is a great competition, more so now that the South African teams will be added and will bring another way of playing to the game."

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

Abdaladze last featured for the province in a Guinness Pro14 win away to Zebre in October 2019.

Paul Dollery - The42.ie

Exeter Chiefs v Leinster Rugby, Sandy Park (17.30)
Referee: Mathieu Raynal (Fra)


That the English and French afterwards openly declared dissatisfaction in their opening 2021 bows reflects the sense of detachment between the leading European duo and the rest.

David Kelly - Irish Independent

...the officials didn’t see fit to punish Ball, whose shoulder made contact with the head of De Klerk.

Eoin Harte - Pundit Arena

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