Last Saturday, the English rugby team produced a performance of such breathtaking quality that they move on to the World Cup final in the unusual position of being the neutrals’ favourite. On today’s show, the England-killer himself Shane Horgan tells us he was so blown away by what he saw from Eddie Jones’ men that it made him fall back in love with the sport.

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©INPHO/James Crombie

Little did the All Blacks know that their fate was sealed before kick-off – if there’s one lesson to be learned from Ireland’s many, many quarter-final exits, it’s that whoever knocks us out almost always gets taken out in the semis. We’re sorry, New Zealand.

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©INPHO/James Crombie

The second semi-final was more than a little dull by contrast, but has Rassie Erasmus been keeping a few tricks up his sleeve for the final? We talk to our man in South Africa, Craig Ray.

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Plus, cameos from Ross Kemp, Willie Hegarty, The Kamikaze Kids, and The Bomb Squad.

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