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Poll: who will you supporting in the Rugby World Cup now that Ireland are out?

Following Saturday’s demoralising defeat, who will you be cheering from here on in?

Four teams remain in the fight to secure the Webb Ellis trophy.
Four teams remain in the fight to secure the Webb Ellis trophy.

THE DREAM IS over. Ireland will not be winning the 2011 Rugby World Cup, having exited at the quarter-final stage yet again.

So sadly, the competition no longer evokes quite the same sense of excitement for the average Irish rugby fan.

However, it’s easy to forget that there are still four games left to play and a number of intriguing questions to be answered.

With that in mind, who are you going to be supporting for here on in?


Poll Results:

Wales - to show that we were beaten by the best. (854)
New Zealand - they play the best brand of rugby. (309)
Don't care - Ireland are the only team for me. (221)
France - to prove that Lièvremont is a mad genius. (169)
Australia - all my friends live there. (85)





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