Ireland shrug off red card to thrash Samoa and reach quarters

Rugby Union - Rugby World Cup 2019 - Pool A - Ireland v Samoa - Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium, Fukuoka, Japan - October 12, 2019. Ireland's Johnny Sexton scores their fourth try REUTERS/Peter Cziborra

FUKUOKA, Japan (Reuters) – Ireland played with 14 men for 50 minutes but still eased into the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals with a seven-try 47-5 demolition of ragged Samoa in their final Pool A match on Saturday. Centre Bundee Aki became the seventh player to be shown a red card at the tournament when he […]

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