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Sep 28, 2019 at 8.15am UK

19-12

Fukuoka (59')
FT
Ringrose (14'), Kearney (21')
The Match
Match Report
Joe Schmidt's side suffer an embarrassing defeat.
Build-up
Jack Carty in action for Ireland on August 31, 2019
Greg Feek tips Jack Carty to step up in Johnny Sexton absence
Ireland are confident that Carty can prove his Test class against Japan.
Sep 27, 10:50
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt pictured on September 20, 2019
Joe Schmidt puts pressure on referee ahead of Japan clash
Australian referee Angus Gardner will be the man in charge when the Irish meet the World Cup hosts.
Sep 27, 07:19
Jack Carty in action for Ireland on August 31, 2019
Ireland scrum-half Conor Murray praises impact of "laid-back" Jack Carty
Carty is relaxed and ready for World Cup call, say Ireland.
Sep 26, 11:51
Japan coach Jamie Joseph pictured on September 19, 2019
Japan coach Jamie Joseph: 'At times Ireland are illegal'
Prop Yusuke Kizu alleged Cian Healy "steps out" and illegally angles in at scrummages.
Sep 26, 09:30
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt pictured on September 20, 2019
Joe Schmidt brushes off allegations of illegal scrummaging
Yusuke Kizu made the claim ahead of the game against Ireland.
Sep 26, 07:23
Peter O'Mahony pictured in March 2019
Ireland's Peter O'Mahony fit to face Japan after concussion check
Ireland got their World Cup campaign off to a quick start with a 27-3 win over Scotland.
Sep 26, 07:20
Japan captain Michael Leitch pictured in September 2019
Japan set to bench captain Michael Leitch for Ireland clash
The Brave Blossoms are ready to spring a surprise in selection.
Sep 25, 09:19
Chris Farrell pictured for Ireland against Italy in August 2019
Chris Farrell looking to show off improvement at World Cup
Farrell is pleased to be showing all sides of his game.
Sep 25, 09:15
Joey Carbery pictured on August 10, 2019
Joey Carbery set for Ireland start amid Johnny Sexton fitness concerns
British and Irish Lions fly-half Sexton did not train fully on Tuesday due to a thigh knock.
Sep 24, 18:36
Ireland's Johnny Sexton converts a try at the Rugby World Cup on September 22, 2019
Johnny Sexton a fitness doubt for Ireland's World Cup clash with Japan
Star playmaker Sexton sat out part of Ireland training on Tuesday.
Sep 24, 18:20
Cian Healy pictured in November 2017
Japan accuse Ireland's Cian Healy of illegal scrummaging tactics
The tighthead prop could find himself directly facing down in-form Healy.
Sep 24, 10:31
Bundee Aki during an Ireland training session on March 18, 2018
Peter O'Mahony, Bundee Aki "on track" to face World Cup hosts Japan
Ireland remain hopeful on the pair for Saturday's game.
Sep 23, 12:52
Cian Healy pictured in November 2017
Cian Healy expects frenetic test against Japan
Bullish prop backs Joe Schmidt's men for more mental mastery.
Sep 23, 06:34

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