Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Colin Meads RIP
The official announcement of what country will host the tournament will take place in November but it is thought that Ireland are favourites
Darragh Culhane - SportsJoe.ie
The hard-to-fathom bits were how, after a month to prepare, the Wallabies were so disjointed in defence.
Brendan Fannong - Irish Independent
“One cannot defend all match long against a team like South Africa"
Americas Rugby News
...it could take the Cheetahs and Southern Kings up to two years to be competitive in the new Guinness PRO14.
South Africa rugby chief pleads for patience as Cheetahs and Kings scramble to prepare for PRO14 season
Andy Howell - WalesOnline
Meads played 55 tests among 133 games for New Zealand between 1957 and 1971
The Guardian (via AAP)
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