Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Personally, I'll gladly take even
a "sanitised" Six Nations
It is vital Paul O’Connell can fix Irish lineout or another difficult campaign is in store
Gordon D'Arcy - Irish Times
(possibly behind paywall)
Once restrictions allow, he will need to go into a hospital and shadow an intern doctor as one of the requirements for his degree.
Murray Kinsella - The42.ie
"Just being in with the squad makes a huge difference mentally"
David Kelly - Irish Independent
"We wanted to be part of a group where there was a clear vision, a deep level of trust, and a dynamic environment driven towards high goals."
... time is running out for a deal to be agreed...Super Rugby AU starts on 19 February with Aotearoa getting underway a week later.
Sarah Mockford - Rugby World
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