Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
…the statistics confirm that O’Donnell was dominant at the breakdown with 14 tackles (only Donnacha Ryan made more) and a couple of turnovers.
Assessing Ireland’s back-row options for the World Cup after Tommy O’Donnell is ruled out
Ryan Bailey - The42.ie
Robert Louis Stevenson may have reconsidered his famous “to travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive” line if he ever had to endure the endless build-up to a Rugby World Cup.
It has to be all or nothing for Scotland in Ireland
Duncan Smith - The Scotsman
“We are getting a lot of our bodies to a state of fitness that we can play games, not really having a big injury list. Hopefully that continues.” - Anthony Foley
Tyler Bleyendaal set for Munster debut against Grenoble
"It's a credit to Jacko who's brought the dedication, skill and acumen which he displayed as a player into his new profession," New Zealand Rugby General Manager - Neil Sorensen
This new Bastareaud video will leave you entertained and traumatised in equal measure
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