VIDEO: This is what it's like to be a photographer at the Rugby World Cup

VIDEO: This is what it's like to be a photographer at the Rugby World Cup

Ever wondered what it would be like to be a sports photographer at a major sporting event?

Sportsfile photographer Brendan Moran is at his fifth World Cup. This year, he'll be covering the Irish games and a few others throughout the tournament.

"Generally at training sessions you only get 15 minutes, so you have to work quickly," he says, "picking off the guys who are in the news or the lads who will be talking to the media."

Video by Dan Linehan

"Technology has changed so much…We can now send the images out (straight) from the cameras, so what’ll happen here now at the match is internet cables on pitch-side will be plugged into the cameras.

"It takes the pressure off the photographers and they can concentrate on the game."

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