Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
"...the Joburgers will regret not converting their scrum supremacy into overall dominance on the night."
After just leading by 13-7 at the break, Ireland finally got on top and crossed the Italian line a total of five times
Michael Sadlier - Irish Independent
Ryan Baird comes at second row joining Tadhg Beirne while front row sees a change with Dan Sheehan replacing Ronan Kelleher.
Matthew Wood - Talking Rugby Union
Railway were the last champions, in 2019...Blackrock...have reached this stage for the first time since 2014/15.
Dave Mervyn - The42.ie
“I was always physically big. Even now, as a referee, I am physically big. So I was a tackler!”
Alan Dymock - Rugby World
(from Jan 2022, Nika is referee for Ireland v Italy)
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