Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
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of resisting the temptation to write fake posts
on April Fools Day.
Though of course that could itself be a hoax…
"He's a top-class coach. His attention to detail is what makes him stand apart. He's a great thinker and he'd make the Lions very competitive in what is the most difficult environment of all.
Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent
"It was very surreal for me watching the game thinking I wish I was out (there); I feel like I should be, basically, I’m disappointed I’m not out there.”
John O'Sullivan - Irish Times
...reportedly most of the Irish team (who it should also be noted back in the 1990's weren't half the force they are today) ended up sick before their tests with Namibia after suffering food poisoning eating antelope.
Tier 2 Rugby
The oddest thing, though, would be if the poor relations of Irish rugby, Connacht, won (the Challenge Cup) and, having already qualified for the Champions Cup through their Pro12 league position, Munster or Ulster snuck in.
Dean Ryan - Guardian
Against Exeter, in a 2014 pre-season game, the versatile back opened up at recorded a speed of 10 metres per second.
Patrick McCarry - SportsJOE.ie
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