Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
December already? Yikes.
"(Sexton)’s bubbling away. He’s getting back into it. He’s enjoying it. I think he’s improving week-on-week.”
Girvan Dempsey working on ways to sharpen Leinster attack
Gerry Thornley - Irish Times
...there was no international rugby involved in the rescheduling process last week, and therein probably lies the biggest problem in this scheduling potpourri: balancing the needs of club and country.
Rugby has to put its shambolic schedule in order
Steve James - Telegraph
Ex-Leinster centre Brendan Macken played the final 10 minutes of Wasps’ 33-15 win away to London Irish
Hanrahan at inside centre, O’Dea flying high and all the Irish exiles’ exploits
Murray Kinsella - The42.ie
The wide angle lens shoots the full width and depth of the pitch at the same time which provides coaches with an aerial view of the team shape and players positioning.
Gavin Hickie - The Lineout Coach
While the poll is unlikely to have any effect on Eddie Jones's ultimate choice, it certainly suggests that for many Hartley would prove a controversial choice.
88% surveyed believe a farm animal would make a better England captain than Dylan Hartley
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