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Oct 12, 2019 at 11.45am UK

47-5

Best (4'), Furlong (9'), Sexton (21', 39'), Larmour (48'), Stander (65'), Conway (70')
FT
Lam (26')
The Match
Match Report
Bundee Aki was sent off in the first half but Johnny Sexton helped himself to 18 points in the rout.
Head to Head
Build-up
Typhoon Hagibis in action on October 11, 2019
Rugby World Cup day 23: Ireland look to seal QFs place
Ireland target bonus-point win on "safe" pitch to guarantee spot in quarter-finals
Oct 11, 19:39
Samoa's Jack Lam in action with Japan's Pieter Labuschagne and Kazuki Himeno on October 5, 2019
Jack Lam reveals he turned down club offers in order to play in World Cup
The 31-year-old rejected a lucrative move to France to head instead to the World Cup.
Oct 11, 09:51
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt pictured on September 20, 2019
Ireland concerned over state of pitch for Samoa game
World Rugby have given both Ireland and Samoa "assurances" that the pitch at the Fukuoka stadium remains safe for action.
Oct 11, 08:01
Bundee Aki during an Ireland training session on March 18, 2018
James Ryan hails 'leader' Bundee Aki
The centre was born in New Zealand to Samoan parents.
Oct 10, 11:21
Typhoon Hagibis in action on October 10, 2019
Joe Schmidt wants Ireland to forget "distraction of Typhoon Hagibis
Japan's meeting with Scotland is under threat.
Oct 10, 11:14
Iain Henderson in action for Ireland on September 22, 2019
Iain Henderson: 'Ireland playing knockout rugby a week early'
Henderson expects Samoa to provide dangerous opposition in Fukuoka.
Oct 9, 11:29
Simon Easterby pictured in 2013
Simon Easterby backs Ireland forwards to respond to Japan defeat
Ireland's front-line stars are expected to be restored for the Samoa clash.
Oct 8, 11:03
Joey Carbery pictured on August 10, 2019
Joey Carbery declares himself fully fit ahead of Samoa clash
The Munster fly-half almost missed the World Cup with an ankle injury.
Oct 8, 09:30
Typhoon Hagibis in action on October 6, 2019
Andy Farrell not distracted by Typhoon Hagibis
Ireland need a bonus-point victory to seal a place in the quarter-finals
Oct 7, 11:13
Bundee Aki during an Ireland training session on March 18, 2018
Bundee Aki insists he will remain focussed against Samoa
Aki was born in Auckland to Samoan parents.
Oct 6, 07:59
Johnny Sexton in action for Ireland on September 22, 2019
Chris Farrell: 'Johnny Sexton sees things unfolding before they happen'
Coach Joe Schmidt is confident the fly-half will be fit and firing for the match.
Oct 5, 06:40
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt pictured on September 20, 2019
Jacob Stockdale impressed with Joe Schmidt's 'balance as a coach'
The head coach has seemed calm in the face of his side's mixed performances at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 5, 05:41

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