"All of a sudden, Rassie's conundrum of having to choose only 31 players going into the this World Cup was a fantastic one to be in, given that development from a squad perspective that he's been able to achieve over the last 18 or so months. At the end of one's career, I think it's five percent physical and 95 percent mental". The New Zealand All Blacks and South Africa's Springboks face off Saturday in Yokohama in the most compelling group game of the tournament - and, perhaps a preview of the November 2 final.
"You speak to a Tongan and you talk about the country and you say "so you're from Tonga".
"We have got a lot of respect for Russian Federation and we were very lucky to win the last time we played them". "Then anything can happen on the day".
"I guess if you ask our boys we think we've got a really good chance, I think if you ask Steve [Hansen, New Zealand coach] and their team, they'll think they think they have a really good chance".
Ireland are on top of the world - if you can believe the rankings.
Wales have been rocked on the eve of the competition with the news assistant coach Rob Howley has been sent home from the World Cup in Japan for a potential breach of World Rugby's regulation on betting.
Ireland, often perceived as perennial underachievers on the world stage, became the first side to deny the All Blacks a try since 1995 with their 2018 victory, but can they translate their one-off victory to sustained tournament form, when strength in depth has often proven their shortfall.
Garces is one of a procession of "Mr Bean" referees from France who are infuriating in their clumsy efforts, but he at least makes fearless calls, as we saw in the Bledisloe Cup match between the All Blacks and Wallabies earlier this year, won handsomely by the Australians.
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What was left unsaid was the fact it will also show the other contenders what they are up against and an excellent performance from the defending champions would be a significant mental blow.
"That would have cost us $28mln United States and that would be the TV rights and then the radio rights would have cost $60,000 USA and that does not factor in the issue of production costs which would have been around R900,000", Mxakwe said.
Saturday's much awaited game will be the fifth meeting between the teams at the Rugby World Cup. "You can't play it Monday, Tuesday or Thursday, you've got to be ready to play Saturday".
The former is ranked No 1 in the world and will be fancied to beat the Scots, meaning that a Bok defeat on Saturday could result in a quarter-final against the Irish.
"Kayo Minis" are a condensed highlights package for those who miss the full game and will be available for all 48 matches shortly after the final whistle.
"That is not how test match rugby works".
Channel 10 will have all Wallabies group matches as well as select matches in later rounds.