Discipline problems haunt Samoa to the end

Rugby Union - Rugby World Cup 2019 - Pool A - Ireland v Samoa - Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium, Fukuoka, Japan - October 12, 2019. Samoa players look dejected after the match REUTERS/Edgar Su

FUKUOKA, Japan (Reuters) – Eliminated Samoa’s hopes of salvaging pride from a disappointing Rugby World Cup were dashed against Ireland on Saturday as an all-too-familiar rash of penalties hastened the Pacific islanders to a 47-5 loss. While Ireland lost Bundee Aki to a red card in the 29th minute, Samoa were unable to reap much […]

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