Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Apropos of nothing, Marius van der Westhuizen
is the official who took part in England training
session to be replaced by Nigel Owens for Twickers
In the case of Farrell failing to make the cut, his club team-mate Alex Lozowski has been kept on the standby for the Sunday's game.
Matthew Wood - Talking Rugby Union
he...is desperately seeking some silverware to crown his own loyalty to Munster; eight years in red has produced a solitary Celtic League winner's medal.
'There's no grey there'
Declan Rooney - The42.ie
The series opener will be refereed by South African Marius van der Westhuizen, who took charge of Ireland's 2016 GUINNESS Series win over Canada.
"The players will continue to be relieved of all duties while the review committee is in process and determining its findings."
The Guardian (via PA)
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