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Tuesday 2 September 2014

As it happened: Ireland beat Scotland in Six Nations opener

Published 02/02/2014 | 13:00

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2 February 2014; Ireland's Andrew Trimble runs in to score his side's first try of the game. RBS Six Nations Rugby Championship, Ireland v Scotland, Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin. Picture credit: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
Ireland's Andrew Trimble runs in to score his side's first try of the game. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
2 February 2014; Luke Marshall, Ireland, is tackled by David Denton, left, and Duncan Taylor, Scotland. RBS Six Nations Rugby Championship, Ireland v Scotland, Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin. Picture credit: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
Luke Marshall, Ireland, is tackled by David Denton, left, and Duncan Taylor, Scotland. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
1 February 2014; Ireland captain Paul O'Connell during the Ireland Rugby Squad Captain's Run ahead of Sunday's RBS Six Nations Rugby Championship match against Scotland. Aviva Stadium, Landowne Road, Dublin. Picture credit: Matt Browne / 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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