Daire O'Brien presents the latest episode of the RTÉ Rugby podcast alongside Wes Liddy and Michael Glennon in studio. 

Stephen Ferris talks about his frustration watching Ireland struggle against Russia, while Michael Corcoran provides an update from Japan. 

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