Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.
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The Harpin On Rugby Podcast
3.43a : “Opposition view : Munster” featuring @CorkSeashell
3.43b : “Leinster Fan Panel harps on Toulouse, Munster & La Rochelle”
featuring @keegolaughs_irl & @RugbyKino
"I still feel like I haven’t really achieved that much. We...still haven’t got a Grand Slam or a Champions Cup. These are the main goals for me personally, but also the club and country."
Gerry Thornley - Irish Times
(possibly behind paywall)
"...it would have been fantastic for the growth of the game in Ireland. It has grown, certainly in the time that I was there through the 10 years, the interest in the game is fantastic."
Eoin Harte - Pundit Arena
The vastly-experienced Barnes will be taking charge of...his third Heineken Champions Cup final, having refereed the 2010 and 2018 deciders
Fresh off the back of her breakthrough Six Nations campaign, Sam Monaghan picked up the women's player of the year award.
Cian Tracey - Irish Independent
"I’m very excited about the World Cup for Ireland, I think they are peaking at the right time. Good leaders are still there, guys coming up in the ranks, it’s exciting."
Murray Kinsella - The42.ie
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