Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Front Five - 18.08.21

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

Recorded first segment last night
in our Preseason Pod series
should be publishing ep1 Thursday

...if the current draft of fixtures is adopted, then Leinster...will host South Africa’s most successful Super Rugby side the Bulls on the opening weekend next month

John Fallon -

The next rounds of the NPC, Farah Palmer Cup and Heartland Championship will be rescheduled to be played at a later date in the competition.

NZ Herald

“Argentina will come hard at us, so we know we need to perform much better than last week to get the desired result”

Frank Nickson - Talking Rugby Union

"If we’ve got to have the ability to select players that we believe can come in and add value to the squad then we’ve got to be able to have that option open and available."

Christy Doran -

Simon Middleton’s team will take on the Black Ferns on the final weekend of October and then again at the start of November

The Guardian

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