Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Got some English backlash on twitter
I offered an open invitation to anyone who wishes
to write a post explaining how it wasn’t…
I will publish it unedited
(this is a separate issue to the debate
over how the game was won btw)
Not since 2010 have we won at Twickenham, and yesterday proved no different despite incredible character and a valiant effort from a depleted Irish team that simply wasn't good enough.
Paul Melia - Irish Independent
Davies got back up and reached the try line for what looked like a perfectly good try. Clancy asked TMO Jude Quinn for a verdict and they ruled it was a double movement and no try.
Connacht 30-22 Ospreys match report: Welsh side leave with nothing after crucial try is controversially disallowed
...a single loose pass after 34 minutes let Ireland back into the game, Claire Molloy breaking away to set up a move that lead to Ireland’s first points, a penalty from Niamh Briggs. With Briggs adding second penalty minutes later England’s lead was only 8-6 at the break.
John Birch - ScrumQueens
“Stern Vern” may have a public persona that is cartoon curmudgeon but at least he is savvy enough to make a sly dig at his own creation when the occasion demands.
Iain Morrison - The Scotsman
Any sport that sends the message that a kick to the head of a person lying prone on the ground is ok isn't one that I want to be associated with. Which is unfortunate because I quite like rugby.
Conor O'Leary - Balls.ie
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