Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Fingers crossed Marty stays
Convincing the 10-times-capped prop to stay would represent a coup for both the province and the IRFU
Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent
Although Best’s four previous games as Irish captain all pre-date Schmidt’s tenure, he has always been a highly valued member of the leadership group.
Gerry Thornley - Irish Times
“You’d take a protein shake after the weights session and you’d be sipping on water for the day."
The Irish Province meet Oyonnax at Kingspan Stadium, Belfast, on Saturday needing a try scoring bonus point and a healthy winning margin.
Richard Mulligan - Belfast Newsletter
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