Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
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in our new series "The Pod Of Three"
...first and foremost, the IRFU need the postponed 2020 Six Nations game against Italy at the Aviva Stadium to take place in the autumn
Gerry Thornley - Irish Times
(note - could be behind paywall)
"All of the money we generate is fed back into the professional game and community game, so we’d be looking at some very severe situations there in needing potential levels of support."
Murray Kinsella - The42.ie
"Anyone who says they (critical comments) don’t affect them at all is probably lying because no-one wants to read or hear nasty things"
Richard Knowler - Stuff.co.nz
“One suggestion is clubs ask the RFU to look at their finances, and if they fail an insolvency test, they would be relegated automatically.”
The Rugby Paper
The long-rumoured partnership...is worth UK£5 million (US$6.1 million) annually, according to the Daily Mail.
Tom Bassam - SportsProMedia.com
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