Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Front Five - 30.04.21

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

In some ways ringfencing makes more sense
for the Premiership than Top14 IMO because in France
there are a lot more teams big enough to exist
in the top flight.  In England, not so much.


"No better man. How many years has he been around? The big games that he has played, the experience he has in terms of a third (Lions) tour is legend stuff."


Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

“It was tough for all concerned really. I know Jason Leonard was close to shedding a tear, if you want to use him as some sort of barometer."


Simon Thomas - WalesOnline

Japan’s improvement is part of the pathway for expansion, another factor is the financial power that Japan carries


Americas Rugby News

"...without the drama of promotion and relegation, the last two or three months of the season would be a disaster"


Alan Pearey - Rugby World

Baloucoune...possesses that sort of short-burst pace that has seen him leaving rakes of top quality defenders in his wake.


SportsJoe.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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