Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Fair play to those in the North &South stands
at the RDS who stayed to the end last night
for once I wouldnt have blamed anyone
if they headed to the exit early! 😴
For all the good work the Cheetahs did, it never really looked as if there was going to be any other result, despite the small scoreline
Brendan Nel - SuperSport
CJ Stander, Garry Ringrose, Jordan Larmour and Beirne were all on the pitch as the senior team were put through their paces by the U-20s.
Rúaidhrí O'Connor - Irish Independent
"The Six Nations may have a different view about the merits of promotion and relegation, but I am 100 per cent for it."
Mick Cleary - Stuff.co.nz (via Telegraph)
It’s not been an easy road for the injury-ravaged Scotland squad who, in the absence of several key players, have probably not shown the best of themselves just yet
Iain Morrison - The Scotsman
...traditionally in Ireland a lot of the players have come through private schooling so they are pretty well educated and culturally
Maurice Brosnan - Balls.ie
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