Captain Brian O'Driscoll was left regretting missed opportunities as Ireland crashed out of the RWC in the quarter-finals.
Wales have beaten Six Nations rivals Ireland to reach the semi-finals of the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.
Ireland defence coach Les Kiss says Ireland and Wales are evenly matched for their RWC quarter-final, it's difficult picking a winner.
Ireland insist they are fully focused on their RWC quarter-final clash against Wales, but did their best to dash that impression.
Wales wing Shane Williams has admitted his future as an international rugby player could be decided on Saturday.
Ireland have confirmed that Rory Best will be their starting hooker to play Wales in a World Cup quarter-final on Saturday.
Ireland hooker Rory Best is in doubt for their RWC quarter-final against Wales, with Michael Sherry called up as precautionary cover.
Ireland have outplayed Italy in Dunedin to top Pool C and set up a quarter-final clash against Six Nations rivals, Wales.
Wales are buoyed by the return of Shane Williams and Dan Lydiate, making four changes to the team to face Ireland.
New Zealand, despite the injury to talisman flyhalf Dan Carter, are still favourites to win the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
Italy fullback Andrea Masi was recalled to the side for their decisive and final Rugby World Cup pool clash against Ireland.
Ireland have named their team to face Wales in their quarter-final clash, but are sweating on the fitness of hooker Rory Best.
Italy coach Nick Mallett says the Irish have every chance of making it to the World Cup final after an impressive win over his side.
Schalk Burger has admitted he'll be cheering for an Italian victory over Ireland as South Africa prepare to face the Wallabies.
The All Blacks are a mighty force and this Rugby World Cup may well be the one where they shake the ghosts of past tournaments.
Wallabies flyhalf Quade Cooper is arguably the most flamboyant, talented and mercurial rugby player to represent the Australian team in recent years.
Eden Park's history boasts some of the greatest sporting moments, including the inaugural Rugby World Cup in 1987 and 1992 Cricket World Cup.
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