Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
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in our series of Irish rugby club
profiles by Mark Strange
...the Rainbow Cup was seen as a crucial competition in terms of preparing leading players for the British & Irish Lions series.
The English referee has been appointed for the fixture at Stade Marcel Deflandre on Sunday, 2 May.
"...whether we get to professionalism with this team, I think you’ve got to have that underbelly that supports it."
Emma Duffy - The42.ie
Jones admitted England ‘were not up to our usual high standards’ as they were propped up by Italy in the Six Nations standings
Next season will be a bit better, but if the Irish provinces were offered the chance to join a breakaway Super League they’d bite your hand off.
Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent
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