Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
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Ireland v New Zealand writeup
The sharpness was taken out of their play by Ireland's relentless defensive 80-minute effort that forced them to make uncharacteristic errors.
Cian Tracey - Irish Independent
Given the result against Ireland, some may immediately jump to conclusions this would represent a form-related cull.
Liam Napier - NZ Herald
"...I thought we targeted Brodie Retallick from early doors. He's just so important to them..."
Arthur James O'Dea - Balls.ie
Created by a piercing break in mid-field from Yoann Huget, Thomas took Benjamin Fall’s pass on the far-side to go in unopposed.
Stephen Brundson - RugbyDump
"I hear this every time we play Australia – Pocock’s not going to be fit – so when I heard it I thought: ‘Here we go again,’"
Gerard Meagher - The Guardian
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