Ireland is one of the top rugby nations in the world.
Geordan Murphy will make a final decision on his Ireland future before next year's Six Nations, but expects to announce his retirement.
There may be a clamour for him to join the growing list at the exit door after the World Cup, but Ireland captain Brian O'Driscoll is not yet ready to step off the international stage.
Wales have dropped two places in the International Rugby Board's latest world rankings, despite their World Cup heroics.
England have agreed to play midweek matches when they host the 2015 Rugby World Cup after the leading nations backed proposals over fixtures.
Stephen Ferris is convinced Wales can win the Rugby World Cup after their 22-10 victory over Ireland in the quarter-finals.
Rory Best admits heartbroken Ireland are tormented by their failed attempt to win a World Cup they will forever view as a missed opportunity.
Tommy Bowe admits Ireland squandered a glorious chance to make history with their 22-10 defeat by Wales.
Brian O'Driscoll spoke of the crushing disappointment of Ireland's World Cup exit, but accepted they had come up short against Wales.
Sam Warburton hailed Wales' progression to the World Cup semi-finals as a "massive achievement" following their 22-10 success over Ireland.
Brilliant Wales roared into the World Cup semi-finals after an epic 22-10 win over Ireland that showcased European rugby at its finest.
Shane Williams will be the elder statesman in a Wales team targeting World Cup quarter-final success against Ireland on Saturday.
Dan Lydiate believes Ireland flanker Sean O'Brien will pose a serious threat to Wales' World Cup semi-final ambitions.
Ireland hooker Rory Best has been passed fit for Saturday's World Cup quarter-final against Wales at Wellington Regional Stadium.
Donncha O'Callaghan is predicting an epic duel between opensides Sean O'Brien and Sam Warburton at Wellington Regional Stadium on Saturday.
Keith Earls senses that Ireland are in the process of building something special at the World Cup that will culminate in reaching the final.
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