Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Many thanks to both Heineken & Newstalk
for the hospitality at 3Arena last night
Very enjoyable evening with some very interesting discussion
...four tries in six games for Ireland so far this season speak volumes for a man near the peak of his form.
Relaxed Keith Earls enjoying centre stage
Brendan O'Brien - Irish Examiner
"I'm just trying to be a presence around the place. It's such a young inexperienced squad right now and I think the more older experienced lads you can have around the better."
McLaughlin: I still haven't cleared out my Leinster locker
Michael Verney - Irish Independent
“I think Mads has just been waiting for an opportunity like Sunday." - Isa Nacewa
Was Sunday’s win against France a turning point in Ian Madigan’s career?
Paul Dollery - The42.ie
The discretion exercised by the referees in the Pool stages has created a situation where infringing players benefit from an unjust enrichment.
Ben Yeates - Green & Gold Rugby
It used to be you went and put the kettle on at half-time. At this World Cup, you have time to buy your own tea plantation in a some far-off climes, insist on fastidiously FairTrade plucking, packaging and shipping, all the while breeding your own cow for the milk.
TV3 takes a long ad break – and we miss a pivotal moment in Irish rugby history
Malachy Clerkin - Irish Times
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