Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Many thanks to top
Harpin contributor Ciarán Duffy
for sharing his personal story
in his latest post titled
Beating the Six Nations Grand Slam champions... would be a particularly helpful way to send the Irish squad off to Japan
Gerry Thornley - Irish Times
His omission leaves the door open for Munster's Jean Kleyn to make his international debut at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday
Rúaidhrí O'Connor - Irish Independent
His personal bests stand at 10.43 seconds over 100m and 20.69 over 200, not all that far off the Olympic qualifying standards
Sean Farrell - The42.ie
...rugby is drawing in younger fans each year, which bodes well for the longevity of its fan base. And more and more women are calling themselves rugby fans
The Rugby Paper
The video looks at Japan’s history in the tournament with a particular focus on THAT game...
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