Saturday, June 19, 2021

Front Five - 19.06.21

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

ICYMI click here for my thoughts on
the United Rugby Championship re-brand

Kendellen is one of five players...who made their Guinness Pro14 debuts this season, including Jamie Osborne and Ben Moxham in the back three and Alex Soroka

RTÉ Rugby

"It would be massive for Irish sevens. To be in that spotlight for a weekend would be absolutely incredible. It’s very motivating to want to lead a team to the Olympics."

His kicking game remains among the best in the world, while he is also also a strong defender. Both of those aspects will be important against the Boks.

Murray Kinsella -

The Bulls, for whom Morne Steyn was the Rainbow Cup SA’s top-scorer with 53 points, make their maiden trip to Italy as the sides meet for the first time.

Jono Gibbes’ well-drilled pack dominated the set-pieces...and O’Gara’s superbly drilled defence kept check.

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

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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