Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
The fake, artificial atmosphere "created" at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday for Leinster and Munster was a new low in what has become a tiresome and worrying trend in Irish sport.
Michael McCarthy - Irish Independent
The new five-year agreement between the Union and the clubs is approaching the end of its first season but the 70-cap former Ireland centre claimed: “It needs to be funded properly.”
Mike Sinclair - The Rugby Paper
World Rugby’s decision to launch independent action outlined a level of dissatisfaction...leaving the Six Nations disciplinary process under almost as much scrutiny during the past 24 days as Marler himself.
...the current scoring system being trialled in the Welsh Premiership, per the BBC. It makes tries worth six points and all kicks worth two and would have made England's win over Wales an 18-18 draw.
Danny Coyle - Bleacher Report
...work behind the scenes has been taking place over the last 12 months and it is hoped this ‘landmark decision’ would lead to improved results and a brighter future for rugby in the region.
Ryan Bailey - The42.ie
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