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As it happened: South Africa v Ireland, Summer International

Published 11/06/2016 | 15:29

11 June 2016; Jared Payne of Ireland offloads a pass while being tackled by Lwazi Mvovo, left, and Adriaan Strauss of South Africa during the 1st test of the Castle Lager Incoming series between South Africa and Ireland at the DHL Newlands Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa
11 June 2016; Jared Payne of Ireland offloads a pass while being tackled by Lwazi Mvovo, left, and Adriaan Strauss of South Africa during the 1st test of the Castle Lager Incoming series between South Africa and Ireland at the DHL Newlands Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa
11 June 2016; Jamie Heaslip of Ireland is tackled by Frans Malherbe and Tendai Mtawarira of South Africa during the 1st test of the Castle Lager Incoming series between South Africa and Ireland at the DHL Newlands Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa
Robbie Henshaw, centre, of Ireland is shown a yellow card by Referee Mathieu Raynal during the 1st test of the Castle Lager Incoming series between South Africa and Ireland at the DHL Newlands Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa
Jord Murphy (C) from Ireland grabs the ball during a line out against the Springboks (South Africa) during their test match at the Newlands Stadium on June 11, 2016, in Cape Town. This is the first of three tests the Irish are playing against South Africa. / AFP / RODGER BOSCH (Photo credit should read RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

It has already been an amazing day for Irish rugby, with the U20 team upsetting the might All Blacks at the Junior World Cup. Can the senior team follow suit and take the scalp of the Springboks in South Africa?

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