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Rugby World Cup: Behind the scenes with Ireland squad

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The Rugby World Cup is up and running and back-to-back Six Nations champs Ireland kick off against Canada today at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.

Earlier this week, fans gathered to watch the team run through their final preparations and cheer on their heroes.

We sent Ricky to catch up with the team and asks Robbie Henshaw and captain Paul O'Connell how they got in to the sport.