Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
'If he wants to play on but not for Ireland, it might open the door to other opportunities'
Toulon chasing O'Connell and the European dream XV
Raf Diallo - Newstalk Off The BallThe Kiwi had not played since joining the province after suffering a serious neck injury when playing for Canterbury in August, but made his belated bow at Naas RFC.
Bleyendaal comeback a boost for Reds
Ruairidh O'Connor - Irish IndependentAileen Richards, executive vice-president and vice-president of people and organisation for multi-national company Mars, will fill one of two new independent non-executive director roles
The goal is to start with 6-12 franchises based in US cities with current NFL teams, and for the franchises to use those stadia during the gridiron offseason.
NRFL & Alex ShawThe Guardian’s team features an inevitable array of interesting inclusions and omissions.
7 Irish players make The Guardian’s European best XV of the past 20 years
Paul Fennessy - The 42.ie
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