Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Front Five - 12.01.22

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

Fingers crossed we'll at least have
Leinster matches back this weekend

"...ultimately their inability to convince the organisation’s medical committee that it was safe for them to travel to France last month meant this was always going to be the result."

Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent
(possibly behind paywall)

The flanker has made just four appearances for the province this season following his return from a second long-term knee injury.

Niall Kelly -

For the second successive year, Leinster were named Team of the Year, having claimed a fourth consecutive Pro14 title 

RTÉ Rugby

Things remain less definitive on Baloucoune's fellow wing Jacob Stockdale who has been out since the first game of the season with a foot injury.

Jonathan Bradley - Belfast Telegraph

"I’ve been open with this group. I will continue to do so and I’ll continue to put every bit I have into this club until I leave here on the 30th of June."

Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

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