Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Not a great weekend for Irish sport
but the show must go on here at Harpin Manor
our 3rd test writeup will post later today
and it’s titled “Net Positive”
All in all, (Joe said it had been a tough season...comparing the “fully fit team” barring Jared Payne which dismantled France in the World Cup to the one which finished this series.
Gerry Thornley - Irish Times
...tries in either half from Aoife Doyle and Alison Miller weren't enough to deny Russia sealing a 19-10 victory
Nigel Whittaker - Irish Independent
…former Test referee Jonathan Kaplan reckons the Springboks full-back should have been sent off.
Brendan Fanning - The Guardian
Henderson has been talking up their chances of breaking the drought when the teams clash in Chicago and Dublin in November.
Ireland are 4/9 favourite to win next year's bid to host the tournament - when this year's U20s will be entering their prime at 27, 28 years of age.
Conor O'Leary - Balls.ie
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