International
Ireland vs Japan

Ireland
39
vs
31
Japan
  • Time Sat, 7/3/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Location Aviva Stadium
  • Referee Karl Dickson
Ireland
Ireland
Japan
Japan
  • Stockdale51'
  • van48'
  • Bealham40+1'
  • McCloskey25'
  • Farrell7'
Tries
  • Saito56'
  • Fifita42'
  • Lafaele35'
  • Leitch10'
  • Carbery52'
  • Carbery49'
  • Carbery40+2'
  • Carbery8'
Conversions
  • Tamura57'
  • Tamura44'
  • Tamura36'
  • Tamura11'
  • Carbery68'
  • Carbery61'
Penalty Goals
  • Tamura3'
Ireland
Ireland
Japan
Japan
Attack
5Tries4
329Metres406
108Carries105
20Defenders Beaten24
11Clean Breaks9
135Passes170
5Offloads10
11Turnovers Conceded9
Defence
122Tackles151
24Missed Tackles20
2Turnovers Won3
Kicking
36Kicks in Play27
4/5Conversions4/4
2/2Penalty Goals1/2
N/ADrop GoalsN/A
Breakdown
86Rucks Won77
2Rucks Lost5
97%Rucks Success Rate93%
8Mauls Won2
Set Plays
15Lineouts Won8
3Lineouts Lost1
83%Lineouts Success Rate88%
4Scrums Won7
1Scrums Lost0
80%Scrums Success Rate100%
Discipline
8Penalties Conceded14
0Red Cards0
0Yellow Cards0
Ireland
Ireland
Japan
Japan
Dave Kilcoyne1Dave Kilcoyne
Keita Inagaki1Keita Inagaki
Ronan Kelleher2Ronan Kelleher
Atsushi Sakate2Atsushi Sakate
Finlay Bealham3Finlay Bealham
Jiwon Koo3Jiwon Koo
Ultan Dillane4Ultan Dillane
Wimpie van der Walt4Wimpie van der Walt
James Ryan5James Ryan
James Moore5James Moore
Peter O'Mahony6Peter O'Mahony
Michael Leitch6Michael Leitch
Josh van der Flier7Josh van der Flier
Pieter Labuschagne7Pieter Labuschagne
Caelan Doris8Caelan Doris
Tevita Tatafu8Tevita Tatafu
Jamison Gibson-Park9Jamison Gibson-Park
Naoto Saito9Naoto Saito
Joey Carbery10Joey Carbery
Yu Tamura10Yu Tamura
Jacob Stockdale11Jacob Stockdale
Siosaia Fifita11Siosaia Fifita
Stuart McCloskey12Stuart McCloskey
Ryoto Nakamura12Ryoto Nakamura
Chris Farrell13Chris Farrell
Timothy Lafaele13Timothy Lafaele
Jordan Larmour14Jordan Larmour
Semisi Masirewa14Semisi Masirewa
Hugo Keenan15Hugo Keenan
Kotaro Matsushima15Kotaro Matsushima
Substitutes
Rob Herring16Rob Herring
Kosuke Horikoshi16Kosuke Horikoshi
Ed Byrne17Ed Byrne
Craig Millar17Craig Millar
John Ryan18John Ryan
Asaeli Ai Valu18Asaeli Ai Valu
Ryan Baird19Ryan Baird
Jack Cornelsen19Jack Cornelsen
Gavin Coombes20Gavin Coombes
Amanaki Mafi20Amanaki Mafi
Craig Casey21Craig Casey
Kaito Shigeno21Kaito Shigeno
Billy Burns22Billy Burns
Rikiya Matsuda22Rikiya Matsuda
Shane Daly23Shane Daly
Shane Gates23Shane Gates
Coaches
Andy Farrell
Jamie Joseph
75Substitution onCraig Casey comes on for Ireland.
75Substitution offJamison Gibson-Park leaves the field.
74Player Good TacklesJames Ryan has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
71Team Rucks WonJapan have won 60 rucks so far this game.
70Substitution onRob Herring comes on.
70Substitution offRonan Kelleher comes off.
70Substitution onGavin Coombes comes on.
70Substitution offPeter O'Mahony comes off.
69Team Rucks WonIreland have won 80 rucks so far this game.
68Penalty Goal - KickedJoey Carbery makes no mistake with that penalty goal attempt.
67Player Good TacklesJosh van der Flier has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
66Substitution onRikiya Matsuda comes on.
66Substitution offYu Tamura comes off.
66Substitution onJapan decide to make a substitution, with Kaito Shigeno getting some game time.
66Substitution offJapan decide to make a substitution, with Naoto Saito being replaced.
65Player Good TacklesJames Moore has made 20 good tackles so far this game.
61Substitution onJapan make a substitution with Kosuke Horikoshi coming on.
61Substitution offJapan make a substitution with Atsushi Sakate coming off.
61Penalty Goal - KickedJoey Carbery kicks the penalty.
59Substitution onIreland sub Ryan Baird comes onto the field.
59Substitution offUltan Dillane departs for Ireland.
59Team Rucks WonIreland have won 60 rucks so far this game.
58Substitution onEd Byrne comes on for Ireland.
58Substitution offDave Kilcoyne leaves the field.
58Substitution onJohn Ryan comes on.
58Substitution offFinlay Bealham comes off.
57Conversion - KickedYu Tamura has kicked a conversion.
56Try AssistSiosaia Fifita sets up the try.
56Clean BreakTrouble here as Amanaki Mafi breaches the defence.
56Player Good TacklesAtsushi Sakate has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
56Try - Passing MoveA wonderful passing move by Japan is finished off by Naoto Saito.
56Player Good TacklesUltan Dillane has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
53Clean BreakThis is dangerous for the defence as Amanaki Mafi bursts through to advance the Japan attack.
53Substitution onAmanaki Mafi comes on.
53Substitution offTevita Tatafu comes off.
52Conversion - KickedThe Ireland supporters go wild as Joey Carbery successfully kicks the conversion.
51Try AssistJamison Gibson-Park sets up the try.
51Try - Close rangeThe pressure has finally told as Jacob Stockdale scores from close range.
50Substitution onShane Gates comes on.
50Substitution offKotaro Matsushima comes off.
50Substitution onJapan decide to make a substitution, with Jack Cornelsen getting some game time.
50Substitution offJapan decide to make a substitution, with Wimpie van der Walt being replaced.
50Substitution onJapan make a substitution with Craig Millar coming on.
50Substitution onJapan sub Asaeli Ai Valu comes onto the field.
50Substitution offJapan make a substitution with Keita Inagaki coming off.
50Substitution offJiwon Koo departs for Japan.
49Conversion - KickedThe touch judges raise their flags as Joey Carbery kicks the conversion.
48Clean BreakA gap opened in the defence and Jamison Gibson-Park took full advantage.
48Try - Close rangeIreland are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Josh van der Flier picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.
45Player Good TacklesJames Moore has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
44Conversion - KickedYu Tamura adds the two points for Japan.
42Try AssistSpellbinding play by Yu Tamura is finished off with a try.
42Try - From kickThe kick through from Japan has allowed Siosaia Fifita to touch down.
42Clean BreakThe defensive line has been broken as Yu Tamura goes through the gap.
42Clean BreakWhat a run here by Siosaia Fifita as they gets over the gainline!.
42Substitution onBilly Burns comes on for Ireland.
42Substitution offChris Farrell leaves the field.
40Clean BreakCaelan Doris makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.
40Start Of Second HalfThe second half is underway.
40+2End Of First HalfThe half-time whistle blows and both teams’ head for the dressing rooms.
40+2Conversion - KickedJoey Carbery does the business as his conversion attempt goes over.
40+1Player Good TacklesMichael Leitch has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
40+1Try - Close rangeFinlay Bealham scores the try from close range.
40+1Team Rucks WonIreland have won 40 rucks so far this game.
40Player Good TacklesPieter Labuschagne has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
38Clean BreakFabulous play by Ireland has led to Shane Daly being able to wriggle through a gap.
36Team Rucks WonJapan have won 40 rucks so far this game.
36Conversion - KickedYu Tamura makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.
35Try AssistSiosaia Fifita played a key part in that try.
35Try - Passing MoveA series of passes by Japan results in a try for Timothy Lafaele.
35Clean BreakTrouble here as Siosaia Fifita breaches the defence.
30Substitution onShane Daly comes on.
30Substitution offJordan Larmour comes off.
29Penalty Goal - Hit Left PostYu Tamura can consider himself unlucky as he sees the ball hit the left upright and bounce away.
27Conversion - Missed LeftJoey Carbery has hooked the conversion to the left of the posts.
25Try AssistThat's a great try assist by Peter O'Mahony.
25Clean BreakThis is dangerous for the defence as Hugo Keenan bursts through to advance the Ireland attack.
25Try - Passing MoveGreat hands by Ireland leads to a try for Stuart McCloskey.
23Team Rucks WonIreland have won 20 rucks so far this game.
17Team Rucks WonJapan have won 20 rucks so far this game.
14Clean BreakA gap opened in the defence and Siosaia Fifita took full advantage.
11Conversion - KickedYu Tamura converts the try.
10Try - Rolling maulThe Japan pack has powered over for Michael Leitch to score the try.
8Conversion - KickedJoey Carbery has kicked a conversion.
7Try AssistJamison Gibson-Park sets up the try.
7Try - Close rangeIreland are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Chris Farrell touching down.
4Clean BreakThe defensive line has been broken as Hugo Keenan goes through the gap.
3Penalty Goal - KickedYu Tamura has kicked a penalty goal.
0Start Of First HalfWe are underway as the referee blows his whistle.
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