Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
Ireland and Scotland are the only teams in the Six Nations not offering bulk player deals as the move towards professionalisation accelerates, led by England and France.
Ali Donnelly - The Guardian
"We understand it’s frustrating for our committed and loyal support base...however this decision was made prior to the season commencing"
Munster will play Champions Cup quarter-final against Toulouse in Dublin with Ed Sheeran concerts in Thomond Park
Ninth-place Final: Canada 7-17 Ireland
Stade Francais had come out determined to undo last week's damage...but a 35th-minute red card for Sefa Naivalu changed the equation.
"The game was there for us to win, we won over there last week. We should have won by 13 points last week."
Adam McKendry - The42.ie
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