After suffering a narrow defeat to England in their opening match, Italy entered their game against Ireland in Dublin with optimism. However, their optimism quickly faded as they were crushed by Ireland's dominant performance. Ireland, the reigning Six Nations champions, scored six tries and left Italy scoreless. The Italian team struggled in all areas of the game, particularly in the scrum and defending against Ireland's powerful driving maul. Despite the victory, Ireland remains grounded and focused on their upcoming match against Wales. Italy, on the other hand, has much to improve on before their next fixtures.