Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
"...you could see him coming back to Munster or even Ireland. You never know. He has done it the right way. He went away. He is building into it.”
Johnny Watterson - Irish Times
If defence is the greatest illustration of a squad’s off-field culture and togetherness, as many coaches believe it is, then Connacht are in a good place.
Murray Kinsella - The42.ie
It's not just the fact that he has featured in all but a low-key brace of his side's games this season but how impressively he has done so, filling the breach left by Denis Hurley's injury.
...there is a danger that your mind is writing cheques your body can’t keep cashing – and it is no surprise to see the players’ union warning that the workload of England’s squad is putting their health at risk.
John Daniell - The Guardian
“We've signed Dan Carter”
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