Ireland 47-5 Samoa: Johnny Sexton stars to clinch Rugby World Cup quarter-final spot


Ireland vs Samoa
World Cup
11:45am Saturday 12th October

Ireland survived the sending from Bundee Aki to clinch their place at the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals using a 47-5 triumph over Samoa.
Tadhg Furlong and rory Best scored tries in the opening two minutes, with fly-half Johnny Sexton crossing to bag the bonus point before half-time.
After Aki had been red-carded for a dangerous tackle on Samoa fly-half UJ Seuteni ireland played 52 minutes.
However, second-half tries from CJ Stander, Jordan Larmour and Andrew Conway ensured the win secured Joe Schmidts guys a quarter-final against either New Zealand or South Africa and was not under threat.
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