Here are our player ratings after Ireland's bonus-point win

ROB KEARNEY: Solid shift from the veteran full-back, who held his shape well: 7/10

KEITH EARLS: A fine effort from a man bang in form and cutting some seriously dangerous lines: 8

Jacob Stockdale is congratulated by team mate Keith Earls after scoring his side's seventh try. Photo by David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

ROBBIE HENSHAW: Caused Italy untold problems until injury cut short his day in a fine showing: 9

Robbie Henshaw acknowledges the supporters after leaving the field with an injury. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

BUNDEE AKI: Physical as ever and a big handful in midfield, but his hand speed must improve for Ireland to stretch the best defences: 7

Bundee Aki scores Ireland's third try. Pic: INPHO/Tommy Dickson

JACOB STOCKDALE: Bagged two tries late on but was quiet before that overall: 7

Ireland's Jacob Stockdale gets past Jayden Hayward of Italy on his way to scoring his side's eighth try. Pic: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

JOHNNY SEXTON: Another masterful steering by Ireland's linchpin fly-half: 8

CONOR MURRAY: Makes the side tick, and makes it look so easy, simply churns out top-drawer showings: 8

Ireland's Conor Murray offloads from a line-out. Pic: INPHO/Ryan Byrne

JACK McGRATH: Powerful scrummaging and some big turnovers: 8

RORY BEST: Another hard-nosed shift from Ireland's gritty skipper: 7

TADHG FURLONG: Injury robbed the Lions prop of any meaningful impact: 6

Ireland's Tadhg Furlong leaves the field with an injury. Photo: Brian Lawless/PA

IAIN HENDERSON: Withdrawn at half-time and had been unable to get hands on the ball and carry hard: 6

DEVIN TONER: Ran the lineout well enough but spilled the ball a few times in contact: 6

PETER O'MAHONY: Always gets his hands dirty with the unseen dog-work that sets him apart from the rest: 7

DAN LEAVY: Put himself about well enough without quite reaching the heights of his showing in Paris last weekend: 7

8 JACK CONAN: Sumptuous step off the touchline and soft hands for Murray's try, a good shift: 7

Ireland's Jordan Larmour with Dean Budd of Italy. Pic: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

REPLACEMENTS: Ireland emptied their bench early on to ease the burden on frontline playmakers, but had to pitch in Andrew Porter after just three minutes. He coped admirably: 7/10


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