Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
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"It's important for rugby players to have competitive sport to look forward to and they deserve to know that our return to rugby guidelines are built around their welfare."
Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent
"That’s what the Pro14 — or Pro18 — needs: it needs quality teams who can go toe-to-toe with the current top four or five."
Starting Barrett at fullback, rather than first five-eighth where he has played the majority of his career, would be something of a surprise move
Liam Napier - NZ Herald
"While the club were against the original proposal...we understand the views of the other stakeholders and share their commitment for a collaborative approach"
Frank Nickson - Talking Rugby Union
The teams competing are the NSW Waratahs, Queensland Reds, Canberra Brumbies, Melbourne Rebels and Western Force.
Sam Tremlett - Rugby World
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