Samoan bad boy George Pisi will have to serve his full six-week ban, after his appeal was dismissed on Thursday.
Samoan centre George Pisi has formally appealed his six-week playing suspension for a tip tackle against Ireland.
Samoa centre George Pisi has been suspended for six weeks for a tip tackle on Ireland wing Tommy Bowe.
Two players have been cited for alleged foul play, following the weekend's round of Test matches.
Joe Schmidt admitted relief was his overwhelming emotion after leading Ireland to a 40-9 victory over Samoa in his first game in charge.
Ireland began the Joe Schmidt era with a convincing five-try, 40-9 victory over injury-stuck Samoa at Lansdowne Road on Saturday.
Scrumhalf Kahn Fotuali'i has been chosen to captain Samoa for Saturday's encounter with Ireland in Dublin.
Emotions will be running high when Ireland take on Samoa in Dublin on Saturday.
Paul O'Connell has been named as Ireland captain, but will play off the bench in their one-off Test against Samoa in Dublin on Saturday.
Scotland skipper Kelly Brown believes there is no problem with his return to the side's captaincy, taking over from popular scrumhalf Greig Laidlaw.
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