COMMENT:

If Ireland beat the All Blacks in their World Cup quarter-final in Tokyo tomorrow night it will be as much a triumph of their mental strength as their physical capabilities.

After more than 100 years of trying, the Irish have beaten the All Blacks twice in two years (in 2016 and 2018).

They will bring their own form of pressure with their famous defensive wall, but can they handle the mental pressure after losing their previous six World Cup quarter-finals? They were ranked No 1 in the world recently so if they can't progress at this tournament, when will

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