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Wednesday 26 September 2018

Ireland player ratings

ROB KEARNEY - Rock Solid. Covered the ground expertly 7

TOMMY BOWE

Could not get into the game on a consistent basis 5

BRIAN O'DRISCOLL

One moment of magic. Needed the game time 5

GORDON D'ARCY

Bad Start. Recovered well. Got better by the minute 5

FERGUS McFADDEN

Typically combative. The workaholic wing deserved his try 7

PADDY JACKSON

Definitely improving as he goes. An all-rounder 6

CONOR MURRAY

Played like a veteran. Controlled. Calm 7

JACK McGRATH

Worthy Man of the Match on his debut 9

RORY BEST

100% out of touch. Brilliant at the breakdown 8

MIKE ROSS

The scrum is his bread and butter. Sound 6

MIKE McCARTHY

The term workhorse is a compliment to his non-stop commitment 7

DEVIN TONER

Called lineout well. Worked hard 6

PETER O'MAHONY

There is a natural inspirational streak in him. Superb 8

CHRIS HENRY

Lasted 35 minutes. A nuisance at the breakdown 6

JAMIE HEASLIP

The quintessential team player, tending to the nitty gritty 7

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