Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
My official term to describe all the
'what Ireland need to win Championship'
talk is 'necessary evil' - I can't stand it
but I can't stop it either
...despite playing some fantastic rugby in short bursts, they did come up well short against the Irish and can have no real excuses.
Wales' Six Nations defeat to Ireland is not a cause for national despair, Warren Gatland's team remain on the right track
Barry John - WalesOnline
The defeat leaves Ulster in fourth in Conference B, while Scarlets move to within three points of leaders Leinster.
"I can't sit here as a female athlete and say that my job is just to perform, it's to encourage people as well."
Cian Tracey - Irish Independent
Great teams make their own luck, but England will probably feel very unlucky on the strength of this performance.
Rory Baldwin - Sottish Rugby Blog
...if Ireland were to beat Scotland at the Aviva in a fortnight and pick up a four-try bonus point, England will need to do likewise against France in Paris
Gavin Cooney - Balls.ie
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