Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Speaking of his selection, Doyle said "The team selection was a difficult one, we are in a very lucky position of having a strong squad to pick from.”
Ireland team to play USA in WRWC opener
"Blackadder’s claim ANZ Stadium is a “neutral venue” is, quite simply, rubbish."
Super Rugby final talking points: ANZ Stadium, battle of benches, history and more
Sam Bruce, Dominic Burke - FoxSports.com.au
“The squad is gelling really well, but that extends far beyond the starting team. We have 32 players who are all pushing each other hard and everyone wants to be involved.”
Briggs determined to end the pain of Black Wednesday
Cian Treacy - Irish Independent
“Yes, there is more pressure when you’ve won a Grand Slam and people have higher expectations of you, but no more than ourselves. We’re in it to win it, but we have to see how things go.”
Coghlan targets top-four finish
Simon Lewis - Irish Examiner
“The missed promotion isn’t likely to please the Crusaders or governing body SANZAR but will add spice to an already frosty relationship between the two sides.”
Crusaders skipper Kieran Read left standing as Michael Hooper misses photo call
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