Italy The Opposition For Ireland Today At Rugby World Cup

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There can be no let-up from Ireland today if they’re to top World Cup Pool D. They face Italy at London’s Olympic Stadium, knowing a win will put them top, while a bonus point will send them clear of France. After comfortable wins over Romania and Canada, captain Paul O’Connell knows the Azzurri will be a different prospect entirely [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/46495/medium/”] Kick off in London is at 4.45. Argentina will edge closer to the quarter finals with a win over Tonga at Leicester’s King Power Stadium. That one is underway at 2.30. England have become the first ever host nation not to progress past the group stages of the World Cup. They lost their penultimate Pool A game, going down 33-13 to Australia at Twickenham. It means their opponents and Wales have reached the quarter-finals. South Africa are on the brink of a World Cup quarter final following a 34-16 win over Scotland. In the Pro 12 Connacht beat Cardiff Blues 36-31. This afternoon Zebre play host to Scarlets from 1.

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