The pool stage of this Rugby World Cup provided some corking matches for fans new and old to get their teeth into, and I expect all four quarter-finals this weekend to be equally show-stopping.
The big game of the weekend for me sees Ireland take on New Zealand on Saturday night in Paris.
It’s hard not to get excited about Ireland but this really could be their year. They have never won a knockout match at the tournament and beating the All Blacks would be quite the way to break that duck.
Yes, they have a couple of injuries but Ireland have a better quality of depth at this World Cup than any of the other seven nations,
…. to be continued
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