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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 12°C

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'He said: listen, I know how you feel... Just have a beer with me'
South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer gives an insight into his special relationship with All Blacks boss Steve Hansen.
Ireland's review must be thorough as they move on from RWC failure
Joe Schmidt will look to learn from any mistakes he made in this failed campaign.
Current All Blacks 'probably the best team to ever play the game' -- Springbok boss Meyer
‘To beat the number one side in the world you have to be better than your best,’ says Bryan Habana.
Analysis: Ireland lost momentum at crucial times in the scrum battle with Argentina
Sunday’s scrum battle was incredibly even.
Same again for Springboks as they name side to face New Zealand
Ruan Pienaar must settle for a place on the bench yet again.
Argentina are not underestimating Australia - De La Fuente
Australia were not at their best in the Rugby World quarter-finals but Argentina remain wary ahead of Sunday.
'He's a beautiful man. I always told him that when he was at Toulon'
Matt Giteau racked up his 100th Test cap last weekend against Scotland.
Veteran Kiwis Smith and Nonu set for tussle with Boks' midfield upstarts
Saturday’s World Cup semi-final in Twickenham sees youth pitted against experience in the midfield.
Payne set for up to two months out as Ulster wait on Tommy Bowe injury
The Ireland internationals were both injured at the World Cup.
Leinster in the past as Douglas looks towards Wallabies' World Cup semi-final
The 26-year-old lock has a strong relationship with Michael Cheika.
Sunday no flash in the pan for Argentina - something special has been brewing for some time
Rory Keane reports from the Pumas’ base in Bagshot.
Boks clash with the All Blacks is all mental, says 'machine' Vermeulen
‘We’re going to bash each other for 80 minutes.’
Peter Stringer: Ireland veered away from game plan under Argentinian pressure
Our World Cup columnist looks back on a desperately disappointing day for Irish rugby.
We'll leave it there so: The Open returns to Portrush, and all the rest of Tuesday's sport
Plus the Billy Walsh fallout continues.
Two Irish officials on the line as Joubert dropped from World Cup semi-final ref roster
There’s no place for Nigel Owens either (but probably for the opposite reasons).
Edinburgh's excellent start to the season made even better with signing of Hardie
Edinburgh, now with added Highlanders.
‘I would have felt like a fraud if I'd done another year at Munster’ -- Donncha O'Callaghan
The Corkman explains why he hasn’t called Paul O’Connell since his injury and why he thinks the Toulon lock can still tour New Zealand.
Springboks want to 'unite a nation' after brutal murders in Johannesburg
Bryan Habana paid tribute to school teacher Zukisa Kela in a poignant statement.
Cheika springs to defence of Craig Joubert after World Rugby sell him out
The Wallabies coach has also hit out at pundits targeting the South African referee.
Champions League vs Rugby World Cup - There's no comparison
Our Champions League columnist Tommy Martin is fed up of the rugby and football comparisons.
Brian O'Driscoll on what went wrong and Ireland's 'two biggest injury losses'
The Ireland legend was not impressed by what he saw on Sunday afternoon.
In pics: Irish team return to low-key homecoming
Joe Schmidt’s side are back in the country following yesterday’s disappointing result.
Analysis: Ireland crash out of RWC with worst defensive display of Schmidt era
Argentina’s brilliant attack tore Ireland to shreds in Cardiff.
Paulie's is not the only era ending for Ireland
The man who built Ireland’s (ordinarily) miserly defence is moving on after seven years and three Championship wins.
World Rugby say official made wrong call at Australia-Scotland climax
A statement from the organisation released this evening confirmed the mistake.
'We can lift it up a few notches': All Blacks promise to get even better next week
Scary, eh?
'I looked up at the clock and couldn't believe there was only 12 minutes gone'
Keith Earls stopped to talk about the ‘bizarre’ opening period that ended up deciding yesterday’s World Cup quarter-final.
'Understudies not quite up to the task' - the international media reaction to Ireland's loss
The Irish team were criticised following their comprehensive loss to Argentina.
One Ireland player made our Team of the RWC quarter-finals
Scotland are well represented after their heartbreaking exit.
'We could have filled a bath with all the tears' - Scottish players devastated by late defeat
Josh Strauss says he thought the game was won.
The IRFU have paid tribute to retiring kitman 'Rala' with this great video
Paddy “Rala” O’Reilly retires after 21 years with the team.
Ireland left 'devastated' after the better team wins World Cup quarter-final
‘It’s a tough day but that’s sport,’ said flanker Chris Henry.
'If I see referee Craig Joubert again, I am going to tell him how disgusted I am'
The South African referee is in the firing line following his penalty call that went against Scotland.
Watch the highlights from Australia and Scotland's incredible quarter-final
It was an incredible game in Twickenham.
Agony for Scotland as Australia snatch Twickenham thriller
Scotland were seconds from a World Cup shock.
Were Argentina lucky not to get a red card this afternoon?
Ramiro Herrera came close to a second yellow card.
Hard to begrudge the brilliant Pumas their World Cup semi-final spot
Argentina swatted Ireland aside to move into the last four.
Anguished Ireland players left to wonder why they were unable to walk the walk
All the messages were right before kick-off, but they didn’t translate into a first half performance.
Two of Argentina's tries made for an absolute masterclass in finishing
Juan Imhoff and Joaquin Tuculet served up two fantastic tries.
'We let ourselves down' - Madigan making no excuses after Ireland bow out
“We still had full belief that we could come back”