Saturday, February 26, 2022

Front Five - 26.02.22

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

"...the Joburgers will regret not converting their scrum supremacy into overall dominance on the night."

After just leading by 13-7 at the break, Ireland finally got on top and crossed the Italian line a total of five times

Michael Sadlier - Irish Independent

Ryan Baird comes at second row joining Tadhg Beirne while front row sees a change with Dan Sheehan replacing Ronan Kelleher.

Matthew Wood - Talking Rugby Union

Railway were the last champions, in 2019...Blackrock...have reached this stage for the first time since 2014/15.

Dave Mervyn -

“I was always physically big. Even now, as a referee, I am physically big. So I was a tackler!”

Alan Dymock - Rugby World
(from Jan 2022, Nika is referee for Ireland  v Italy)

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