Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Front Five - 21.04.21

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

ICYMI click here for the latest
in our series of Irish rugby club
profiles by Mark Strange


...the Rainbow Cup was seen as a crucial competition in terms of preparing leading players for the British & Irish Lions series.


SARugbyMag.co.za

The English referee has been appointed for the fixture at Stade Marcel Deflandre on Sunday, 2 May.


RTÉ Rugby

"...whether we get to professionalism with this team, I think you’ve got to have that underbelly that supports it."


Emma Duffy - The42.ie

Jones admitted England ‘were not up to our usual high standards’ as they were propped up by Italy in the Six Nations standings 


Ruck.co.uk

Next season will be a bit better, but if the Irish provinces were offered the chance to join a breakaway Super League they’d bite your hand off.


Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent
(possibly behind paywall)

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