Saturday, July 17, 2021

Front Five - 17.07.21

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

Still committed to the "no coverage" policy
on the Lions Tour - the plan for Monday
is to post a "writeup of all writeups" post
on Leinster's 2020/21 campaign

He isn’t yet on first-name terms with the nation, but last month the 22-year-old decided to raise his head above the parapet

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent
(behind paywall)

Henshaw has had to overcome a hamstring injury but if he can get through today’s encounter, it’s hard to see him not starting the first Test.

Murray Kinsella -

Nienaber has confirmed the Springboks are keeping an open mind on selection despite having dealt with more than 20 Covid cases in their camp.

Nick Purewal - The Independent

Samoa were able to press home their advantage from the first leg, having beaten their Pacific Island neighbours 42-13 in Auckland last week

"I think he was trying to wind us up saying we’re scared."

Colin Newboult - Planet Rugby

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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Taken by JLP from RDS press box on Nov 16, 2019