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Schmidt doesn't see 'a chasm' between Northern and Southern Hemispheres
The Ireland head coach felt that losing the first collision meant his side couldn’t generate linespeed.
The reactions to Ireland's second try are too painful to watch again
We believed.
Schmidt: 'We were probably a little bit naive. We missed a little bit of that experience'
Over and out as Pumas pummel their way into the Rugby World Cup semis.
'I'd just like to thank everyone very much' - Emotional Heaslip praises Irish fans
Heaslip took time to thank the fans who turned the World Cup green
'The gutsiest team you're ever going to see' - Mixed emotions following Ireland's loss
Irish fans were a bundle of nerves watching this afternoon’s Rugby World Cup quarter-final.
How we rated Ireland in that emotional rollercoaster against Argentina
So near and yet so far.
Ireland's defence shredded, leaders missed and more talking points from Cardiff
Joe Schmidt’s men crashed out in a bitterly disappointing fashion.
Australia v Scotland, Rugby World Cup quarter-final
Who will claim the last semi-final place?
More quarter-final heartbreak as Ireland fail to recover from an early Puma mauling
Joe Schmidt’s best-laid plans were torn asunder in 10 crazy opening minutes.
This was the moment when Ireland started to believe again
It’s the hope that kills you.
This photograph is officially cursed
Ah lads.
Ireland v Argentina, Rugby World Cup quarter-final
Relive the disappointment from Cardiff if you’re brave enough.
Ian Madigan has absolutely nailed the championship haircut. He means business
Your move, Argentina.
Spotted in Cardiff: This brilliant 'Do it for Paulie' paint job
I think this Mitsubishi speaks for all of us.
Watch: Everyone is talking about Julian Savea after this stunning performance
New Zealand secured a comprehensive 62-13 victory over France in last night’s Rugby World Cup quarter-final.
Ireland fans are planning a fifth-minute ovation for Paul O'Connell today
What do you think of the idea? We may have helped it along.
'No one can come close to Jonah': Record-setting Savea comes closer than anyone
The winger overtook the All Black legend with his 38th try for his country.
String-pulling quartet will be sorely missed, but Ireland can declaw Pumas
Today’s the day when all the ‘homework’ assigned by Joe Schmidt will be handed in.
Argentina want to put doubt into Irish minds in the World Cup quarter
The Toulon back row is well aware of how knock-out rugby works.
'All we've done is earn the right to go to training on Monday' - McCaw
The All Blacks will not be getting carried away with their nine-try victory.
Bowe looks to help Schmidt's side to 'where no Irish team has ever been'
The experienced wing recognises the need for Ireland to seize their opportunity.
Saint-André admits to shame as his tenure ends in All Blacks hammering
The former Toulon boss will be replaced by Guy Noves.
Analysis: Ireland's rucking a cause for optimism against Pumas
Joe Schmidt’s men were ferocious at the ruck last weekend against the French.
Rampant All Blacks rip pathetic France apart to secure RWC semi-final
Steve Hansen’s men were at their very best in the Millennium Stadium.
New Zealand v France, Rugby World Cup quarter-final
We were live from the Millennium Stadium to go minute-by-minute while the All Blacks aimed to exorcise a few of their own 2007 demons.
'Is the martian good looking?' - TV3 pundit Shane Byrne forgot he was on live television
What’s your point, Shane?
Ridiculous behind-the-back offload gives Springboks win over Wales
What a way to settle a bruising quarter-final!
South Africa v Wales, Rugby World Cup quarter-final
The quarter-finals are upon us and we watched on as South Africa and Wales locked horns.
Madigan has the confidence and quality to deliver for Ireland tomorrow
The 26-year-old will feel this moment has always been coming.
Scotland pair win World Cup suspension appeal
Ross Ford and Jonny Gray are cleared to play for Vern Cotter.
O'Connell and O'Mahony 'gatecrashing for the weekend' as Ireland keep injured leaders close by
Ireland will be without some key men on the pitch, but they can still influence matters off it.
Ireland say they 'don't know' how long Johnny Sexton will be injured for
Simon Easterby says the out-half ‘trained fully’ in Cardiff yesterday.
Heaslip confident Madigan can make Ireland's late 10 switch seamless
Sexton was a late drop-out from Ireland’s team to face Argentina in tomorrow’s quarter-final.
Johnny Sexton has been ruled out of Ireland's World Cup quarter-final
The Leinster out-half’s adductor injury flared up after training yesterday.
The All Black out-half who honed his skills on the GAA fields of Co Meath
You may not know that Beauden Barrett played U10 football in Ballinacree, but he did.
If France won’t bring the old school flair, Nehe Milner-Skudder will
“It’s been a pretty hectic year for the fella.”
Wales star expects ambulances for Springboks clash
‘It’s pretty gruesome, but that is the nature of the game now,’ says Jamie Roberts.
Letter from Cardiff: Argentinian storm approaches after Ireland's calm week
The World Cup party returns to Cardiff for one final weekend.
'I have a love/hate relationship with my job' - Schmidt feels the pressure
The Ireland head coach says the fear of failure drives him on at this World Cup.
Peter Stringer: Johnny's kicking will be crucial in punishing indiscipline from Argentina
Our World Cup columnist previews the World Cup quarter-final.