Our thoughts are with all those affected by the horrible
series of events in Paris last night.
Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Later today on HarpinOnRugby…
our review of “No Borders - Playing Rugby For Ireland”
It also fits into head coach Joe Schmidt's desire to face top-level opposition as frequently as possible as he looks to bridge the gap between his side and the world's best.
US date for Ireland and New Zealand
Ruairidh O'Connor - Irish Independent
...there’s a bit of a patched-together feel about the team. No problem, says the coach.
Leinster aware good start will be half battle in Champions Cup
Johnny Watterson - Irish Times
"At the same time Leinster have something special that I've been a part of for a long time and you really want to stay there and be part of that group."
Sean O'Brien Gives Leinster Fans Reason To Worry With Latest Contract Talk
Gary Reilly - Balls.ie
Only time will tell if the lure of “uninhibited” resources will deliver this time.
Gavin Mairs - Telegraph
Connacht touched down in Siberia to frigid below zero temperatures and expect more of the same come kickoff.
MacGinty to Start for Connacht in Siberia
Americas Rugby News
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