"I've worked with him for five years and he's sharp every day. That's not blowing smoke up his backside, he's just that sort of individual. He leaves no stone unturned. My first message came through at about 04:30 this morning. That's how he works."
Australia scrum coach Neil Hatley on life working with head coach Eddie Jones

"It is quite frustrating to be honest. We dreamt really big about this match. Big dreams sometimes come true, sometimes they don’t."
Uruguay vice-captain Santiago Civetta takes stock after his side's defeat by Italy

"Ever since our plane landed here it was just so overwhelming. We have been treated so well. The French community - I didn't know they were that rugby mad. I thought it was more football over here. It has been amazing."
Namibia full-back Andre van der Bergh laps up the reception the squad have received in France

"He's a little bit messy, a bit noisy. He likes to watch movies on his phone on full blast. I don’t know why he does that, he could put headphones on but he doesn’t do it."
Italy fly-half Tommaso Allan on room-mate Sebastian Negri 

"Every time, these are incredible matches. The atmosphere remains in this cauldron. The noise stays, the emotions stay - I get the impression that the pitch is shaking a bit. It's a real pleasure for us."
France flanker Charles Ollivon relishes the prospect of returning to the Stade de Marseille on Thursday

"As a coach, I would rather not be in this position but these are the weeks you coach for, (where) you are playing for the marbles."
Australia scrum coach Neil Hatley on the 'do or die' situation the Wallabies face against Wales on Sunday

"Uruguay deserve to be here, no question whatsoever. They are now going to have a massive battle against Namibia...that will be a great watch for a neutral. Uruguay, Chile, Portugal... they have all earned their right to be here on the world stage. That’s what World Cups are about."
Italy head coach Kieran Crowley praises Uruguay's progress