Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
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3.34 : “Opposition view #IREvSCO & 1872 Cup preview”
featuring @theburghwatch & @thepenGW
Despite last week’s scrum woes, Farrell is expected to issue a vote of confidence in his front-row of Cian Healy, Dan Sheehan and Tadhg Furlong
Second-row Iain Henderson set for start as Andy Farrell seeks to limit changes for Ireland against Scotland
Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent
Caveats apply...but an international call-up just four appearances into his Leinster career is up there in terms of meteoric rises.
Nathan Johns - Irish Times
"...that's what makes training so competitive - he's hollering and everything, and getting lads riled up."
Patrick McCarry - SportsJoe.ie
“The player never lowers, or attempts to lower, his body height before contact with the ball carrier resulting in a forceful clash of heads."
Matthew Wood - Talking Rugby Union
“It means a lot to help them and I’m grateful for all the support to date from my teammates and from the Irish people for getting behind this and supporting my fundraising efforts.”
Brendan O'Brien - Irish Examiner
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