Sunday 23 July 2017

Wales 22 Ireland 9 as it happened: Blunt and error-ridden Ireland beaten in Cardiff

Ireland's Rory Best speaks with referee Wayne Barnes Action Images via Reuters / Andrew Boyers
Ireland's Rory Best speaks with referee Wayne Barnes Action Images via Reuters / Andrew Boyers
Wales' George North celebrates with teammates after scoring their first try
George North of Wales is tackled by Robbie Henshaw of Ireland during the RBS Six Nations Rugby Championship match between Wales and Ireland at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
Joe Schmidt the head coach of Ireland (C) talks to players prior to the Six Nations match between Wales and Ireland at the Principality Stadium on March 10, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Irish fans prior to the RBS Six Nations at the Principality Stadium. David Davies/PA Wire
Cormac Byrne

Cormac Byrne

Ireland go to war on a Friday night for the first time in the history of the Six Nations tonight (kick-off 8.05pm). Anything less than a win over Wales will end our hopes of taking the title.

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