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Ireland defeat Scotland to claim second win at under-20 World Championships

Published 06/06/2015 | 17:54

6 June 2015; Conor Oliver, Ireland, goes over for his team's second try. World Rugby U20 Championship Pool C, Ireland v Scotland. Calvisano, Italy. Picture credit: Roberto Bregani / SPORTSFILE
6 June 2015; Conor Oliver, Ireland, goes over for his team's second try. World Rugby U20 Championship Pool C, Ireland v Scotland. Calvisano, Italy. Picture credit: Roberto Bregani / SPORTSFILE
6 June 2015; A scrum is set before Ireland's Nick McCarthy, right, introduces the ball. World Rugby U20 Championship Pool C, Ireland v Scotland. Calvisano, Italy. Picture credit: Roberto Bregani / SPORTSFILE
6 June 2015; The Ireland team huddle before the start of the match. World Rugby U20 Championship Pool C, Ireland v Scotland. Calvisano, Italy. Picture credit: Roberto Bregani / SPORTSFILE
6 June 2015; The Ireland team stand for the anthems. World Rugby U20 Championship Pool C, Ireland v Scotland. Calvisano, Italy. Picture credit: Roberto Bregani / SPORTSFILE
6 June 2015; Billy Dardis, Ireland, runs in his team's first try. World Rugby U20 Championship Pool C, Ireland v Scotland. Calvisano, Italy. Picture credit: Roberto Bregani / SPORTSFILE
6 June 2015; Conor Oliver, Ireland, wins a lineout. World Rugby U20 Championship Pool C, Ireland v Scotland. Calvisano, Italy. Picture credit: Roberto Bregani / SPORTSFILE
6 June 2015; Nick McCarthy, Ireland. World Rugby U20 Championship Pool C, Ireland v Scotland. Calvisano, Italy. Picture credit: Roberto Bregani / SPORTSFILE

Ireland avenged their Six Nations defeat with a 24-20 win over Scotland to remain unbeaten at the under-20 World Championships in Calvisano, Italy.

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Ireland led 15-3 at the break thanks to first half tries from Billy Dardis and Conor Oliver and clung on to win despite a late try from Scotland that earned the Scots a losing bonus point.

Nigel Carolan's men will face New Zealand in Viadana on Wednesday.

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