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Rugby World Cup - The Breakdown

Quote of the day: "He said the whole of Argentina was dreaming with us and everyone was behind us and supporting us. He was here because he wanted to be a part of this. We sung and danced and it was lots of fun." - Argentina captain Agustin Creevy explains what happened when Diego Maradona visited the team's dressing room after their victory over Tonga.

Tweet of the day: "Still can't quite believe Eng are out of the RWC. Damage was done last week but it's not good for the competition losing the hosts so early." - former Ireland centre Brian O'Driscoll gives his verdict on the impact of England's exit.

Moan of the day: Stadium comperes. Do the fans need to be told what an amazing game this is going to be? And do they need to be reminded to get behind their team? And do we need to have a pre-match cheer-off to see which supporters are the loudest? Atmospheres can generate themselves just fine.

Stat of the day: Keith Earls scored his eighth World Cup try, moving him ahead of Brian O'Driscoll as Ireland's top try-scorer in the history of the tournament.

Image of the day: PA 24324814 - Ireland's Johnny Sexton during their victory over Italy at the Olympic Stadium, London.

What to look out for tomorrow: Teams take a well-earned recovery day meaning there are no fixtures on Monday but Canada and Romania will be finalising preparations ahead of their Pool D match on Tuesday (ITV4, 4.45pm) before Fiji take on Uruguay in Pool A's late kick-off (ITV4, 8pm).


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