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after Wales v Ireland
“They have the same template, they didn’t play a huge amount of rugby, the played territory against us and benefited from turnovers.”
David Kelly - Irish Independent
The ranking is Ireland’s highest ever since the ranking system began in 2003 after moving to third after their 6 Nations triumph in March.
Matt Tewhatu - The Rugby Drum
...while there may have been reasons for broad grins, the Wallabies weren’t wearing them
Iain Paynten - FoxSports.com.au (via The Aus Daily Telegraph)
“What we have to bear in mind is that when the World Cup starts, a number of teams will have the ability, because of the nature of their pools, to rotate their players."
Paul Rees - The Guardian
“The biggest thing for me, standing back from it - I think we've got the best coach in the world going into it, we've got the best captain." - ROG
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