Thursday, December 16, 2021

Front Five - 16.12.21

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

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3.23 : “Opposition view : Montpellier”  featuring @IlltudDafydd 
(plus Leinster fan panel's views on win over Bath)

If one side is thought to have been responsible, they effectively forfeit the game and a 28-0 score is decided.  In this case, there is some hope that the game be declared a draw.

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent

"I don't think they'll allow him to coach them like he coached us, in terms of being so structured."

Pat McCarry -

The Ireland star was brought off in a makeshift sling after a tip-tackle from Jacobus van Tonder

Adam McKendry - Belfast Telegraph

The former South Africa assistant coach has agreed a "long-term" contract with Bath and will work alongside director of rugby Stuart Hooper.

Saracens said that the outbreak had occurred within their training ground environment, reporting “several positive Covid cases” 

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

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