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Fergus McFadden ran in a hat-trick while Tommy O’Donnell, one of six debutants across the two matches, notched try number six.
O’Mahony’s winning start to his captaincy is made all the more impressive by the fact that he is Ireland’s youngest captain since Brian O’Driscoll led Ireland in Australia at the same age.
And Kiss, who will now hand the reins over to incoming coach Joe Schmidt, believes the Munster flanker, who started all five of Ireland’s RBS 6 Nations matches, has performed admirably.
“Without a doubt we found out a little about ourselves as players,” said Kiss.
“From a coaching perspective it was certainly encouraging on a lot of fronts.
“Sometimes the perception is you can come and get these tier two nations and run it away easily but they were both tough affairs.
“I think it was the 54th minute and it was 14-12. We had to find something, keep our composure and again there was fantastic leadership through Peter O'Mahony.
“It pulled us through to a place where we could have the intent to attack as much as we can. And that ended up getting the tries for us.”