Thursday, March 03, 2022

Front Five - 03.03.22

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

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3.32 : “Ireland Fan Panel harps on 6N & URC” 
featuring @ccbooms, @MasterOfNonePod & @Ldelpiero

(Ross Byrne) is currently in his seventh season with Leinster and has now committed his future to the province, despite reports he had attracted offers from overseas. 

Ciarán Kennedy -

...while he agrees with Stuart Lancaster’s assessment that he is best suited to full-back, O’Brien has the small matter of trying to shift one of his best mates in Hugo Keenan

Cian Tracey - Irish Independent

...a top-three finish (guarantees)bthem a place in the top tier of the inaugural WXV competition in 2023.

Neil Treacy - RTÉ Rugby

It points to a midfield trio of Smith, Henry Slade and Marchant taking the field against Ireland in the penultimate round of the Championship.

Duncan Bech - The Independent (UK)

"The player had acted recklessly by committing a high and dangerous tackle whereby his shoulder had made direct contact with the neck of an opponent with significant force." 

Lawrence Nolan - 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