Thursday, June 10, 2021

Front Five - 10.06.21

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

To paraphrase Jeff "The Loose Head" Neville
there seems to be two distinct Rainbow Cup buses..
The "Benetton Bandwagon..."
and the "Benetton Begrudgers..."
the first one sounds a lot more fun

“I think...the games are going on for way too long at the moment, with TMOs and all that stuff. I think people just switch off.”

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

Nucifora's contract runs until the end of the 2021/22 season

Irish Independent

Benetton will receive four points for a walkover and cannot be caught by any other teams chasing a place in the final.

Donny Mahoney -

Also available for Northampton is Biggar’s fellow Lion Courtney Lawes, who has made a successful comeback from the pectoral injury he suffered in January.

Planet Rugby

Are passes forced forward by irresistible inertia, or is that just the excuse given to pump up the average number of tries scored?

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