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Ireland v Argentina is the game of my life, says Chris Henry

All or nothing for Henry and Ireland against Argentina

By Jonathan Bradley

Chris Henry is ready for the game of his life when Ireland take on Argentina in tomorrow's eagerly anticipated World Cup quarter-final.

The Ulster flanker will start at openside in the Millennium Stadium (kick-off 1pm) after being picked to replace the banned Sean O'Brien and knows that in World Cups there no such things as second chances.

"For the majority of this team, we haven't played in too many World Cup quarter-finals, so it's obviously the biggest game of my career," he said.

"It only comes around every four years and for a lot of us it won't ever happen again.

"It's hard to keep the emotions in check given the magnitude of the game but we just want to get out there and do as much as we can."

Johnny Sexton is fit to start and was named at out-half in the Irish team without the injured Paul O'Connell. Henry is joined by Ulster pals Rory Best, Tommy Bowe and Iain Henderson in the starting line-up.

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