Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
"For us, a big thing is ball security and that is something that has really improved over the last year,"
Loughney: Lam is making us too hot to handle
John Fallon - Irish Independent
“We will make no bones about it – this is recruitment season and we are looking at getting the best for us,”
Wasps looking at Leigh Halfpenny as Ulster-bound Piutau replacement
Stander has stayed in Ireland long enough to become eligible for the national side, and it appears that this move should seal the next step where he becomes an Irish international.
Munster Fans Can Rejoice As CJ Stander Signs New Contract
Conor O'Leary - Balls.ie
A European broadcaster has blocked the Highlanders from meeting Toulon on February 6
Richard Knowler - Stuff.co.nz
...when the best of the Home Unions are whitewashed comprehensively, as happened on the disastrous tour to New Zealand in 2005, the psychological damage to the game in the England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland is almost as significant as the physical.
Want to win a World Cup? Scrap the Lions
Gerry Thornley - Irish Times
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