Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
The closing time for our
Heineken/Off The Ball competition
is 11am Wednesday
Have a go…maybe you’ll be as lucky as Seanie?
He did an army-style roll and then started crawling, desperately trying to gain a few extra metres. When players talk about setting the tone this is what they mean.
You can't write him off, but Paulie may not return from this
Colm Parkinson - Irish Independent
Ireland bosses were still holding out hope that linchpin fly-half Johnny Sexton could beat his groin trouble in time to feature against Argentina.
Iain Henderson and Chris Henry poised for Ireland starts in pack reshuffle
Richard Mulligan - Belfast Newsletter
...there’s been a bit of noise…about the nationality of the citing commissioner that picked out an alleged dangerous tackle committed by Jonny Gray and Ross Ford…he’s Australian.
Farcical disciplinary inconsistencies tarnish a brilliant World Cup
Jamie Hosie - Rugby World
Despite Japan's heroics none of those outside of the big 10 made the quarterfinals, but they certainly left their mark on proceedings.
Martyn Thomas - ESPN Scrum.com
“Sure, a couple of weeks ago I was an English supporter, but I guess the Irish blood in me has finally been given a voice."
England rugby fan qualifies as Irish supporter through grandparents
(hat-tip Conor Cronin)
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