Ireland once again demonstrated a superlative level and thrashed Japan in a home condition 60-5, in what was a special match for Jonathan Sexton, who completed 100 tests with his country’s jersey.
At the beginning of the game his kicks and passes were decisive for the driving, together with Jamison Gibson-Park, to be preponderant in attack. The player who stands out in Leinster made the irish public rave.
At the beginning of the complement, Sexton was more awake than everyone, asked for the ball and with a simple technical gesture he made the defense pass by and thus support his try.
Towards the end of the second half, Andy Farrell opted to serve the opening of the court and that was how the captain retired to an applause at the Aviva Stadium.
Sexton became the seventh Irishman to reach 100 tests in the Irish jersey, after Brian O’Driscoll (133), Ronan O’Gara (128), Rory Best (124), Cian Healy (110), Paul O’Connell (108) and John Hayes (105).
In addition, with the 16 points scored against the Japanese, he reached the sum of 941 on the top scorer table to park at 142 of the leader in this area: Ronan O’Gara.