Alan Quinlan believes Ireland must not hit the “panic button” after their seventh quarter-final defeat in nine World Cups.
Keven Mealamu has hailed Steve Hansen for pulling off the “pretty crazy” plan of moving Beauden Barrett to full-back.
Ireland have been knocked out of the World Cup at the quarter-final stage for the seventh time in nine tournaments.
Luke McGrath insists that Ireland’s World Cup quarter-final sticking point will not taint departing head coach Joe Schmidt’s legacy.
Joe Schmidt has backed “big moments player” Peter O’Mahony to deliver again when it matters most in Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final against New Zealand.
Cian Healy believes Greg Feek’s ability to “unite” Ireland’s forwards into loving the scrum has transformed their set-piece threat.
Ireland are flying a specialist lawyer into Japan in a bid to keep Bundee Aki’s World Cup alive.
Joe Schmidt has admitted he would be “pretty disappointed” if Bundee Aki’s red card against Samoa rules him out of the rest of the World Cup.
Stuart Hogg says Scotland must be ready to play their biggest game of their lives as they bid to reach the last eight of the World Cup.
With Super Typhoon Hagibis set to batter Japan with hurricane-force winds, Rugby World Cup organisers have taken the unprecedented step of cancelling two matches.
Joe Schmidt has admitted the uncertainty around Typhoon Hagibis has created a “distraction” for Ireland’s crucial World Cup clash with Samoa.