Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Always a shame to see another player
having to retire way too young.
Best wishes to Conor G for the future.
They can only pick three to start with up to two on the bench, meaning at least two internationals will find themselves watching from home.
Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent
"All I’m really stressing to the guys is how hardened we are going into this game given we’ve not played rugby for a long time."
Simon Lewis - Irish Examiner
“Conor is everything that is good about London Irish – always very welcoming, positive and determined”
Paul Dollery - The42.ie
The Paris club were scheduled to play Bordeaux Begles in the French capital on Friday, but were unable to field the required number of players for the game.
“There is no peer-reviewed, scientific evidence to justify a ban which would only be harmful to trans and gender diverse people.”
Sean Ingle - The Guardian
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