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'Tough day, yeah': England's Mike Brown really, really didn't want to talk after that Wales defeat

He’s just there so he won’t get fined.

WE’VE ALL BEEN here, Mike. So we have some sympathy.

Source: Jake Lea-Wilson/YouTube

There are times when you have a bad day and you just want to go home, grab a beer, maybe walk the dog and shut the rest of the world out.

Unfortunately, professional rugby players at the World Cup have media obligations to fulfill to satisfy sponsors and those of us chasing post-match opinions. So even though their ears are ringing after a home defeat with massive implications, they have to go out and face the music.

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