Ireland vs Samoa
11:45am Saturday 12th October
Ireland survived the sending off of Bundee Aki to waive his or her place in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals with a 47-5 win over Samoa.
Tadhg Furlong and rory Best scored tries in the opening nine minutes, using fly-half Johnny Sexton crossing to bag the bonus stage.
Ireland played with 52 minutes after Aki was red-carded for a dangerous tackle on Samoa fly-half UJ Seuteni.
However, tries from CJ Stander Jordan Larmour and Andrew Conway assured the win shut Joe Schmidts guys a quarter-final against South Africa or New Zealand and was not under threat.
More to follow…