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Saturday 4 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Pool D

All time
# enforcer
Ireland will 'pay a huge amount of respect' to Canada's Jamie Cudmore
Peter O’Mahony says Ireland have looked at the Canada second row in depth.
# flattery
These South African pundits are backing 'very young man' Johnny Sexton to guide Ireland all the way to the semis
Aw, shucks. We bet you call all 10s ‘the best in the world’.
# bleuwatch
Dusautoir returns from injury as France count down to big World Cup opener
“This team could very well be like the one that will take on Italy,” says PSA.
# Pool D
Ireland's World Cup pool rivals Italy hit for 6 by Scotland
Only a defensive howler allowed the Azzurri on the scoreboard.
# boarding cards
'We still don’t have a concrete 31': Ireland coaches sharpen axes for final RWC cut
Joe Schmidt has a lot of difficult conversations ahead of him this weekend.
# Les Bleus
Joe Schmidt will be keeping a close eye on 'Le Crunch' part deux tomorrow
Ireland’s clash with France looks like being key to Pool D at the World Cup.
# start saving
Ticket prices revealed for 2015 Rugby World Cup
Some of the tickets for Ireland’s pool games will be selling for as much as €300.
AS IT HAPPENED
South Africa v Samoa
As South Africa took on Samoa in their last game of the group stages, we brought you minute-by-minute live coverage of proceedings.
AS IT HAPPENED
Samoa v Fiji
With Pool Stage qualification and Pacific island bragging rights at stake, this Eden Park encounter was never going to be short on physicality.