The Springbok Sevens team were slow out of the blocks in their opening match of the HSBC SVNS Los Angeles as Ireland kept them scoreless on the way to a 17-0 victory.
Ireland kept their quest for successive Guinness Six Nations Grand Slam titles on track by easily dispatching a spirited Wales side 31-7 in Dublin.
Ireland continued their Six Nations title defence with a resounding 36-0 bonus-point win over Italy in Dublin where Jack Crowley claimed his first senior try.
Centre Huw Jones says that Scotland expect a strong reaction from France in next Saturday's Guinness Six Nations clash after their tough loss against Ireland.
Andy Farrell believes talk of leading Ireland to successive Grand Slam titles is premature despite their resounding Six Nations victory over France.
Andy Farrell hailed Ireland's ruthlessness after their Guinness Six Nations title defence was launched with a record-breaking five-try demolition of 14-man France.