"We’re not going to die wondering, we’ve got to fire every bullet in our gun."
Scotland captain Jamie Ritchie on the Ireland game

"I wouldn’t call it hatred - but there’s a little bit of knife in the back."
South Africa second-row Jean Kleyn on the rivalry between Ireland and Scotland both internationally and at club level

"The night before the games she doesn't eat, she doesn't sleep, she is in a panic attack, you know, the whole 24 hours before the game because of the nerves of having a son on the pitch."
Uruguay second-row Santiago Vilaseca on his mother's emotions of seeing him and brother Andres playing New Zealand

"He has got a full bag of tricks."
Ireland captain and fly-half Johnny Sexton on Scotland's Finn Russell

'It's Samurai time'

"He [Keita Ignaki] talked about how it’s going to be the ‘Samurai Time’, where once we pull the sword out, it’s going to be do or die, and how we have to drop our Katana (sword in Japanese) on them to defeat them."
Japan's team director Yuichiro Fujii on Ignaki's speech before they face Argentina

"What we failed (in) against the All Blacks is under pressure, we actually choked."
Italy's scrum coach Andrea Moretti on what let the team down against New Zealand

"Fortunately we have Iain Henderson who is good at maths so we're across everything as far as that's concerned."
Ireland head coach Andy Farrell on working out the permutations that will see them to the quarter-finals

"The Haggard Badger?! Peter's a massive leader for our group in terms of rugby, what we stand for, the social side of things, how well knit we are. He's a massive part of that."
Second-row Iain Henderson pays tribute to his team-mate Peter O'Mahony ahead of the flanker winning his 100th Ireland cap

"Whoever has got it I hope you can kick bloody goals with it."
Samoa fly-half Lima Sopoaga on his missing kicking tee

"I was taking some pictures with them and sending them to my friends and they were [going] crazy, crazier than me. It hasn't clicked that I have played this game but when I arrive home I am going to watch the game and I am not going to believe it."
Uruguay centre Juan Manuel Alonso on having played against the All Blacks

"I am just one of those guys who trains hard and that's all there is to it, really. Sometimes you ruffle feathers but it's a gladiator sport."
New Zealand flanker Ethan Blackadder on rumours that he goes 100 per cent at every single training session