Johnny Sexton and Jordan Larmour were in inspired form to lift Joe Schmidt's men after Bundee Aki's first half red card.
Samoa recorded a bear discontinuance over Russian Federation but dangle didn't intention an affect in the tournament and can head home after their recreation with Ireland. "Scotland-Japan, there's no decision on it", Ireland captain Rory Best said on Thursday.
TMO was used again moments later to sin-bin hooker Seilala Lam for planting his shoulder into left winger Jacob Stockdale's face as both player crouched.
Jack Lam captains Samoa for the third time at a Rugby World Cup.
Then, Aki poleaxed Seuteni, who needed treatment on the field before going off.
Fukuoka - Samoa appealed to the Rugby World Cup's judiciary not to suspend Ireland centre Bundee Aki after he was sent off for a risky tackle in their final pool match on Saturday.
Ireland was leading 21-5 at the time.
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But this one went ahead as planned, with only light wind swirling around Hakatanomori Stadium for the 7:45 p.m. kick off. "He gives us a little bit more height in the lineout". All games that are canceled because of weather are logged as scoreless draws, and each team will get two competition points. The main impact is now expected to be closer to Tokyo. He said 17,000 police and military troops were ready for rescue operations.
Samoa: Nanai-Williams; Tuala, Leiua, Taefu, Fidow; Seuteni, Polataivao; Mulipola, S Lam Alaalatoa, Paulo, Le'aupepe; Vui, Ioane, J Lam. Piutau announced Friday that he was giving up. "The right decision's been made".
"Ireland are in the top three teams in the world and we're just going there to throw everything at it", he said.
Joe Schmidt highlighted the challenge posed by the Samoan back row, and that will certainly be worth keeping an eye on.
Piutau and Kalamafoni will finish after their 12th Rugby World Cup games, equaling the Tongan record.
Ireland will not know their quarter-final opponents until the resolution of Sunday's Yokohama clash between the Brave Blossoms and the Scots.
"The most pressure we feel is what we put on ourselves, and we build well".
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With Ireland safely through to the play-offs, it leaves Japan and Scotland in a straight shoot-out on Sunday for the remaining Pool A slot.
"If we can match them physically we have a chance of beating them. So we are hoping to get in there and tweak up the machine and smash it". The focus is on that and making sure we do everything we can to take another step forward.
"The bits we did well were very typical of us".
That will be the case if it goes ahead and Japan win the game as well.
Rugby World Cup protocol means that Aki should have a hearing in a couple of days time but if that doesn't go well our task next week will be all the more hard.
"It's more frustrating for the English, French, New Zealanders and Italians".
With team numbers back to parity, Samoa were soon pinned on their goal-line, with number eight CJ Stander eventually crashing over for Ireland's sixth try.
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"Our primary consideration is the safety of everyone".