Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Later today here on HarpinOnRugby...a look at Leinster's RCC pool opponents Harlequins
the Dubliner, citing his young family as a main reason, insisted on negotiating directly with union chief executive Philip Browne.
Sexton agreement with Denis O’Brien confirms IRFU’s strategy
Gerry Thornley - Irish Times
the RFU’s chief commercial officer...defended the move, claiming that all profits from the sales would be invested in grass-roots rugby
RFU under fire over new England kit for 2014-15 season which will be replaced by World Cup strip next year
Gavin Mairs - The Telegraph
Leinster are likely to be without injured trio Sean O'Brien, Fergus McFadden and Zane Kirchner for the derby.
Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent
...the Poms may not like (try bonus point changes) simply because the French have had the system for years. There’s history there.
Lee Grant - Green & Gold Rugby
...(he) sets off on a run and leaves a couple of opponents for dead with a great bit of skill
American scrum-half sets up try with class around-the-back dummy pass
Ben Blake - TheScore.ie