Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Content output has been kept to a minimum this week…
we’ll be taking it back up to normal levels soon
as the season’s end-game approaches
Leinster pair Garry Ringrose and Luke McGrath will also join up with the squad who assemble at lunchtime on Monday and disperse 24 hours later.
Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent
Now...he is about to take up a four-year contract as the Italian head coach, which would appear the ultimate challenge in world rugby even for a man once nicknamed ‘Caesar’.
Gerry Thornley - Irish Times
"He’s come out and played a bit of sevens this year, so the only concession is made for Bryan." - Allister Coetzee
Jack O'Toole - Pundit Arena
"This year has been a difficult one, we’ve had to make a lot of changes. Now we’re getting guys back and building consistency" - Glasgow assistant coach Kenny Murray
Duncan Smith - The Scotsman*
Lindenwood University in the US are like that really dirty U13s school team you used to play against...except they're grown men.
(hat-tip Conor Cronin)
Note - views expressed in "Front Five" links do not necessarily reflect those of HarpinOnRugby
* = just to clarify… “The Scotsman” is the name of a newspaper – as far as we know, Duncan Smith is not THE Scotsman ;-)