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Saturday Sep 28, 2019

WATCH: Highlights of iconic Japanese victory over Ireland

WATCH: Highlights of iconic Japanese victory over Ireland

Japan shocked Ireland 19-12 in Shizuoka following a brave second half performance by the home side, who now lead Pool A in the Rugby World Cup.

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The hosts went into the halftime break 9-12 down thanks to tries by Ireland’s Garry Ringrose and Rob Kearney, but Japan replacement Kenki Fukuoka scored a decisive try in the second half to secure a famous win.

Japan are now three points clear of Ireland at the top of Pool A, with Scotland yet to record a point after losing to the Irish in the opening round.

Full match highlights are available below:

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