Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
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that replaced our Ireland v France writeup titled
"The Irish Women's team - how can fans help?"
“...yeah he’s come through reasonably well. We didn’t train last week so he’s back out there running around today (Monday), which is good.”
John O'Sullivan - Irish Times
...a statement from the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media (Monday) evening said the submission remains under review
Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent
Even with financial support from World Rugby, it would be difficult for either team to recruit all of their world class players from rich overseas clubs
Bret Harris - The Guardian
"He was in control of everything out there. He actually got hit late a couple of times and reacted brilliantly I thought."
It was expected that Furlong would be tied down to a new two-year deal without delay but it’s understood that negotiations haven’t been smooth.
Murray Kinsella - The42.ie
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