Rugby World Cup , Pool 2 - Lansdowne Road, 9 October 1991, 15:00 local, 14:00 GMT
Ireland (19) 32 - 16 (6) Japan (FT)

Teams

Ireland Japan
Tries Mannion 2, O'Hara, Staples Tries Hayashi, Kajihara, Yoshida
Cons Keyes 2 Cons Hosokawa 2
Pens Keyes 4 Pens none

Notes

 
Result Ireland won by a margin of 16 points
Rugby World Cup points Ireland 3, Japan 1
 
Ground name Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Attendance 30000
 
Referee L Colati (Fiji)
 
Ireland Test debuts none
Japan Test debuts none
 
Points scoring rules try 4, conversion 2, penalty goal 3, drop goal 3

Other scores

Rugby World Cup
Australia 9 - 3 Samoa Pontypool
Scotland 51 - 12 Zimbabwe Murrayfield
Canada 19 - 11 Romania Toulouse
Wales 16 - 7 Argentina Cardiff