Japan beat Ireland 19-12 in the World Cup. Ireland got two tries in the first-half against Japan. Japan got three penalties in the first-half and the difference of the point was only three at the halftime. In the second-half, Japan reversed the game with a try from Fukuoka. The Japanese game plan was to finish the small difference of the point in the first-half and it reverses the game in the second-half, they took advantage of the physical fatigue of Ireland. The result was what Japan had expected.
The World Cup is very exciting for Japanese and we hope Japan will go to the final tournament.