Thursday, May 13, 2021

Front Five - 13.05.21

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

ICYMI click here for this week's episode of
The HarpinOnRugby Podcast S02E43
“Lions, Rainbow Cup, Pro 16 : A view from South Africa featuring Andy Daniel (@scrum5ive)”


"I think to play in the back-row in Leinster you have to bring that physical edge no matter who you are in here or else someone else is going to overtake you"


Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

A direct correlation to the development of young players can be traced to matches.


John O'Sullivan - Irish Times
(possibly behind paywall)

This will be the first time the Lions have been on terrestrial television since the 1993 Tour of New Zealand


Huge Rugby

...the two teams with the highest points total will be the finalists. So, yes, there could be two New Zealand teams competing in the final.


Christopher Reive - NZ Herald

"...the Panel considered that this was a top end entry point but that there was no reason to go above the starting point of 12 weeks."


Eoin Harrington - Balls.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

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