Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
“RWC - one final post to bring closure”
Later today on HarpinOnRugby…
The Leinster team to face Scarlets is named
and we’re liveblogging from Donnybrook Stadium
"We see it as a bit of a bonus that some guys got to play against Treviso and some guys will get to play against Scarlets. We try to look at the positives rather than the challenges that we face."
'Toughest pool' will focus Cullen's mind
Alan Smith - Irish Independent
“Joe knows what he wants, knows what he likes and knows how he wants Ireland to go forward. And he’ll bring in someone accordingly.”
Rory Best says Ireland will miss influence of outstanding Kiss
“We have got a cracking product in England and we need to be more positive about where we are. We have got the players, without doubt."
England World Cup exit is not Premiership clubs' fault, says Northampton director of rugby
Mick Cleary - Telegraph
...if you are Dan Carter, one of the best players in the world, arguably the best player ever, what could possibly motivate you to keep improving?
"For someone who has just missed out on winning the Webb Ellis trophy to come up to do that says a lot about the integrity of man himself and what a wonderful sport rugby is."
Nigel Owens Had High Praise For The First Person To Thank Him After The World Cup Final
PJ Browne - Balls.ie
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