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Ireland vs. Italy

Game #27 at Leicester City Stadium

Argentina 45 – Tonga 16

Los Pumas scored a five-try, bonus point bonanza to advance probably (last game against Namibia on Wednesday) into the quarter-final round. Tonga was overmatched form the opening whistle. The three Pacific Island fifteens (Tonga, Fiji, and Samoa) are 2 – 6 so far in this RWC. Argentina can use reserves in their last contest.

Game #28 at Olympic Stadium

Ireland 16 – Italy 9

It was another low scoring RWC win for Ireland against a stubborn Italian foe. Ireland qualified for the quarter-finals and will meet France on Sunday, the winner will be top of Pool D. Earlier in the tournament, France defeated Italy 32-10. Ireland beat Les Bleus in this year’s Six Nations’ Championship.