Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Not looking forward to this match writeup
"Certainly in that second 40 it wasn’t the standard we expect of ourselves."
Cian Tracey - Irish Independent
"People are saying we can’t do this or that with Covid – but if others can, why can’t we?"
Ciarán Ó Raghallaigh - Irish Times
(possibly behind paywall)
...this confidence-shorn Ireland squad need a boost and the expected return to fitness of their captain and talisman is exactly that.
Murray Kinsella - The42.ie
Under an agreement with France's top clubs, no player can play more than three internationals in this window.
...arguably the most pleasing thing for the All Blacks...was the humiliation of the Pumas at the set-piece.
'A straight red, no question' - Controversial high shot from prop Lomax overshadows the dominance of the All Blacks scrum
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