Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
It’s a busy weekend for a
Leinster & Ireland Rugby fansite
when both teams are playing!
Previews to follow for the Pro12 & Six Nations clashes
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Bortolami has since won 110 more international caps and although his wealth of experience is something that Molony admires, it's not something that he fears.
Cian Tracey - Irish Independent
"Jamie is the most consistent player I’d say I have ever played with in terms of his attributes in D and in attack where he shows up. He is a very smart player, he does a lot of work."
Murray Kinsella - The42.ie
France were in outstanding form last weekend, with the French pack especially dominant and Ireland will have to be at their best to defend against their well organised driving maul in particular
Alison Donnelly - ScrumQueens
Connacht’s driving maul proved a match-winner.
Matt Lloyd - WalesOnlime
"We were in Marcoussis and there were about 200 people at the games. We will be in Narbonne with probably the whole town out [to support]. It will be a different atmosphere." - Ireland U20s forwards coach Peter Malone
John O'Sullivan - Irish Times
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