Wednesday 18 October 2017

As it happened: Ireland beat Scotland in Six Nations opener

Ireland's Andrew Trimble runs in to score his side's first try of the game. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
Ireland's Andrew Trimble runs in to score his side's first try of the game. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
Luke Marshall, Ireland, is tackled by David Denton, left, and Duncan Taylor, Scotland. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
Ireland supporter Keith Byrne, aged 8, from Rathfarnham, Co. Dublin at the game. Photo: Paul Mohan / SPORTSFILE
Captain Paul O'Connell misses out with a chest infection. Photo: Matt Browne / SPORTSFILE

Jason O'Brien had all the action as Ireland kicked off their campaign with a vital win at Lansdowne Road.

 

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