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“Even when you do a successful defensive read, there are still always learning opportunities. It’s just a bit more obvious when they make a line break.”
Ciarán Kennedy - The42.ie
Botha's loss will be softened by the return of Chris Cloete, with Saracens set to name a strong side tomorrow for Saturday's clash.
Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent
"...the lock forward is confident that they can secure the points in what he believes to be a must-win game in Galway."
"...if he were to make it to the tour he would be edging towards 35-years of age, and a fourth tour with the Lions."
....increasing the duration of a match by 20-minutes would place a significant additional physical toll on the players
John O'Sullivan - Irish Times
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