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It's all over! The referee has blown their whistle to end the game.

80'

Ireland decide to make a substitution, with Craig Casey getting some game time.

71'

Ireland decide to make a substitution, with Conor Murray being replaced.

71'

Samoa make a substitution with Ere Enari coming on.

67'

Samoa make a substitution with Jonathan Taumateine coming off.

67'

Ireland make a substitution with Garry Ringrose coming on.

65'

Ireland make a substitution with Jacob Stockdale coming off.

65'

Ireland are being made to work for every single point as Jack Crowley has their conversion attempt charged down!

65'
Try

The Ireland pack has powered over for Rob Herring to score the try.

63'

Samoa sub Miracle Faiilagi comes onto the field.

62'

Steven Luatua departs for Samoa.

62'

Samoa sub Jordan Lay comes onto the field.

62'

James Lay departs for Samoa.

62'

Ireland sub Tom O'Toole comes onto the field.

61'

Finlay Bealham departs for Ireland.

61'

Peter O'Mahony comes on for Ireland.

59'

Ryan Baird leaves the field.

59'

James Ryan comes on for Ireland.

59'

Iain Henderson leaves the field.

59'

What a run here by Taleni Seu as they get over the gainline!

58'

What a run here by Tumua Manu as they get over the gainline!

55'

Ross Byrne comes on.

52'

Jimmy O'Brien comes off.

52'

Jack Crowley has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.

51'
Try

A pinpoint kick has enabled Conor Murray to score the try.

50'

What a run here by Conor Murray as they get over the gainline!

50'

Jacob Stockdale sets up the try.

50'

Neria Fomai comes on.

50'

Ed Fidow comes off.

50'

Rob Herring comes on.

50'

Tom Stewart comes off.

50'

Sama Malolo comes on.

50'

Seilala Lam comes off.

50'

Robbie Henshaw makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

47'

Samoa decide to make a substitution, with Michael Alaalatoa getting some game time.

46'

Samoa decide to make a substitution, with Paul Alo-Emile being replaced.

46'
Penalty Goal

Lima Sopoaga makes no mistake with that penalty goal attempt.

46'

Samoa make a substitution with Jordan Taufua coming on.

40'

Samoa make a substitution with Chris Vui coming off.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

The half-time whistle blows and both teams head for the dressing rooms.

41'
Penalty Goal

Lima Sopoaga kicks the penalty.

41'
Conversion

Lima Sopoaga does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

36'
Try

What an effort there by Duncan Paia'aua as they score the try.

35'

Fabulous play by Samoa has led to Duncan Paia'aua being able to wriggle through a gap.

35'

Trouble here as Tumua Manu breaches the defence.

26'

Ireland decide to make a substitution, with Jeremy Loughman getting some game time.

20'

Ireland decide to make a substitution, with Cian Healy being replaced.

20'
Conversion

Jack Crowley has kicked a conversion.

9'
Try

A series of passes by Ireland results in a try for Jimmy O'Brien

8'

Mack Hansen played a key part in that try.

8'

A gap opened in the defence and Mack Hansen took full advantage.

8'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Match Details

Ireland v Samoa

Internationals - Round 1
Sat 26th August 2023, 02:45pm EDT
Stade Jean Dauger

Points Flow Chart

Ireland win +4
Ireland
Samoa
Ireland
Time in lead
Samoa
46
Mins in lead
23
57%
% Of Game In Lead
28%
71%
Possession Last 10 min
29%
0
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
Herring
17 - 13
63'
Murray
12 - 13
50'
Sopoaga
46'
7 - 13
Half Time
Sopoaga
41'
7 - 10
Sopoaga
36'
7 - 7
Paia'aua
35'
7 - 5
Crowley
7 - 0
9'
O'Brien
5 - 0
8'
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
1.3
13
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
1.1
9
Entries

Attack Profile

Ireland
Samoa
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Defence Profile

Ireland
Samoa
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
41%
34%
3-6 secs
32%
33%
6+ secs
23%
26%
78
Rucks Won
63

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