Alan Quinlan believes Ireland must not hit the “panic button” after their seventh quarter-final defeat in nine World Cups.
Ireland have been knocked out of the World Cup at the quarter-final stage for the seventh time in nine tournaments.
Ireland are flying a specialist lawyer into Japan in a bid to keep Bundee Aki’s World Cup alive.
Andy Farrell believes World Rugby are as keen as Ireland to see Saturday’s final Pool A clash with Samoa completed, despite the threat of Typhoon Hagibis.
Johnny Sexton must “stay positive” with referee Jerome Garces when captaining Ireland for the first time in Thursday’s World Cup clash with Russia, according to Andy Farrell.
Andy Farrell has called on Ireland to channel the spirit of England’s 2007 World Cup run to turn their Japanese quest on its head.
Ireland have issued a strong endorsement of “laid back” Jack Carty’s ability to boss the backline in Saturday’s World Cup clash with hosts Japan.
Andy Farrell has declared Rob Kearney and Keith Earls available for selection for Ireland’s World Cup opener against Scotland on Sunday.