Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Madigan and Matt Healy’s ommission didn’t
really surprise me…McCloskey’s raised an eyebrow though
Ireland have never won a game in South Africa, never mind a series, and are coming into the game at the end of a long World Cup season.
Rúaidhrí O'Connor - Irish Independent
Johnny Sexton and Paddy Jackson will travel as Ireland’s main fly-half options, with Ulster centre Stuart Olding able to slot in at 10 if required.
Ever since their relegation from the Premiership in 2009, Bristol have been part of four Championship finals and this is the first time they managed to get the barrier away
Matt Wood - Talking Rugby Union
...touchdown tallies have gone literally through the roof with an incredible 177 more tries scored than in the 2013-14 campaign...
Six points for a try? This is the amazing difference Welsh rugby's revolutionary rule change has actually made
Anthony Woolford - WalesOnline
"Our whispers will become a shout and, eventually, a battle roar that the world will hear."
Connacht's inspirational promo for the Pro 12 final will leave the hairs standing all over your body
Conan Doherty - SportsJOE.ie
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