Saturday 23 June 2018

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Here is how the Irish players rated in defeat against Australia

Peter O'Mahony of Ireland contests a lineout with Izack Rodda of Australia
Peter O'Mahony of Ireland contests a lineout with Izack Rodda of Australia

Ruaidhri O'Connor in Brisbane

Rob Herring, Peter O'Mahony and John Ryan all impressed as James Ryan scored best on a disappointing day for Ireland.

IRELAND

Rob Kearney 5

Up against it against Folau and seemed rattled as he made a number of costly errors at the end of the first-half.

Keith Earls 6

Brought his usual energy, but a collision in the air with Dane Haylett-Petty midway through the first-half saw him replaced and he didn't reappear after a HIA.

Robbie Henshaw 5

Got isolated on the edge of the defensive line a couple of times and one led to Bernard Foley's try, while he couldn't have much of an influence in attack.

Bundee Aki 5

Physical as ever, but when Ireland needed more from him in attack as he failed to give the key pass when opportunity knocked.

Jacob Stockdale 6

His defence has been criticised, but he saved his team on a number of occasions and could do little when isolated at times in the second-half.

Joey Carbery 6

Kicked three out of four and ran the game-plan well despite coming in for some treatment. No fire-works, but will benefit from experience.

Conor Murray 5

Hit hard early on a frustrating night that saw his dissent result in a late scrum being upgraded to a penalty. Spoiled big break by kicking dead.

Jack McGrath 6

Showed good hands and scrummaged well under pressure during a typically industrious shift before making way for Cian Healy.

Rob Herring 7

Justified his selection as the lineout went well and he carried and tackled well. One spilled off-load was costly, but it was a rare error.

John Ryan 7

Brought plenty of physicality during the first-half and, while he was under pressure at scrum-time, he coped with the difficulty.

Iain Henderson 6

Back after a long spell out and looked rusty with ball in hand as he struggled to make his normal impact initially, but he grew into the game.

James Ryan 8

His performance didn't merit a first defeat as he took the game to the Australians with his strong carrying. A high octane effort.

Peter O'Mahony 7

Early lineout steal and neat chip ahead were the highlights of an all-action display as he led from the front.

Jordi Murphy 6

Full of endeavour against an all-action Wallaby back-row, but faded as the game went on and couldn't have an influence after half-time.

CJ Stander 6

Worked relentlessly, but will regret the try that got away as he pinned his ears back and ignored the support. Too direct at times.

Joe Schmidt 6

Team selection went alright, but he'll be upset with the lack of impact of the big guns who came off the bench and the lack of attacking spark.

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