Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
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Leinster v NG Dragons (liveblog to come from 2:15pm)
The Italians aren't cuddly when it comes to rugby. They are big, strong men who could rip arms out of sockets as easily as a milliner pulls a pin from a cushion.
O'Connell's legion can repel our non-invaders
Billy Keane - Irish Independent
Ulster and Munster both notched victories on Friday evening...Same results - very different circumstances.
Ian Keatley shows nerves of steel, Andrew Trimble's a hero, referee trips himself in Guinness Pro12
Conan Doherty - SportsJOE.ie
“We understand it's a very difficult decision for the six partners to make, but I think it would grow the game globally and it would open up a big market in eastern Europe." - Gerogia coach Milton Haig
Georgia's performance against New Zealand reignites ‘Seven Nations’ debate
...he texted Johnny Sexton last week, quipping that the Irish outhalf was so good now he had to be “wrapped in cotton wool” rather than play Romania.
Gerry Thornley - Irish Times
We Should Be Bricking It/You Gotta Stay Positive
The Schizophrenic Springbok Preview Post
Rory Baldwin - Scottish Rugby Blog
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