Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Yeah, we know reports in the Daily Mail
can be taken with a pinch of salt
but we thought this link was worth a share…
"We have to put our best foot forward and have things in our own hands rather than counting on others to get results for us.”
Dave Hooper - The42.ie
Sportsmail has learned that he is seen as a viable candidate for the 2019 World Cup and the plan is to integrate him into the Test set-up at the earliest opportunity.
England plan to fast-track Ben Te'o, a former rugby league team-mate of Sam Burgess, into union squad this summer
Chris Foy - Daily Mail
"...the gap between the standards of skills and play is not as good as the Super Rugby competition that prepares players for international rugby."
Why rugby should be warming to a summer switch - time for northern and southern hemispheres to align
Brian Moore - Telegraph
Harlequins front-rower Marler escaped with a reprimand after insulting Scarlets prop Lee in England’s 25-21 win over Wales earlier this month, but now faces a retrospective ban.
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