Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Front Five - 20.04.21

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

ICYMI click here for our piece
that replaced our Ireland v France writeup titled
"The Irish Women's team - how can fans help?"

“...yeah he’s come through reasonably well. We didn’t train last week so he’s back out there running around today (Monday), which is good.”

John O'Sullivan - Irish Times

...a statement from the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media (Monday) evening said the submission remains under review

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

Even with financial support from World Rugby, it would be difficult for either team to recruit all of their world class players from rich overseas clubs

Bret Harris - The Guardian

"He was in control of everything out there. He actually got hit late a couple of times and reacted brilliantly I thought."

Planet Rugby

It was expected that Furlong would be tied down to a new two-year deal without delay but it’s understood that negotiations haven’t been smooth. 

Murray Kinsella - The42.ie

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