Everybody has commended the Japanese on their immaculate staging of the Rugby World Cup and they certainly deserve praise for rallying the population behind the tournament in the last month.
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.