Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Later today here on HarpinOnRugby...latest thoughts from Big Joe Shep plus all the telly rugby for the coming week
Dawson said discussion of private agreements such as O’Brien with Sexton was off limits but players could enter into sponsorship arrangements with whoever they wanted.
Leinster will continue to pursue private money
Johnny Watterson - Irish Times
By November 2017, the Ireland coach will be able to pick a full starting XV of players from overseas when the latest batch of recruits naturalise to cover each position.
Just how special are the project players?
Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent
"I would hope that Munster supporters would turn up in their droves because it needs to happen" - Keith Wood
Wednesday Night Rugby - Off The Ball
The 24-year-old, who started the season in Varsity Cup, hasn’t played for 10 weeks and is under huge pressure to perform at a delicate stage for Springbok rugby.
The Guardian (via Australian AP)
This is just branding gone mad on the Pro12′s part.
The Pro12 Twitter account is a little confused as to the history of its own tournament
Will Slattery - The Score.ie