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Pitch Cam: Ireland v Japan Exclusive

There was end-to-end action as Ireland faced Japan in the Vodafone Summer Series and we welcomed fans back to the Aviva Stadium. Take a look behind the scenes with our exclusive pitchside camera.

Andy Farrell’s men quelled Japan’s challenge with two final-quarter penalties from Joey Carbery, who marked his first Test appearance since the 2019 Rugby World Cup with 14 points.

The lead changed hands on seven occasions in a real nip-and-tuck tie, Ireland edging the try count five to four as Chris Farrell, Stuart McCloskey, Finlay Bealham, Josh van der Flier and Jacob Stockdale all crossed.