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Irish rugby fans win dream prize

Two young rugby fans will live the dream when they line out as flag bearers in the crunch Ireland v Italy game in the Rugby World Cup.

Cameron Blair (right) from Cork and Laura Owens (left) from Kildare were both winners of the Emirates World Cup 2015 flag bearer competition with the Irish Independent.

Their prize is to carry the country's match flags on to the pitch, in front of 50,000 fans, and millions of television viewers.

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Irish Independent