Thursday 23 November 2017

As it happened: Ireland 18 France 11

Sexton produces a masterclass for sloppy Ireland

14 February 2015; Rob Kearney, Ireland, is tackled by Camille Lopez, left, and Scott Spedding, France. RBS Six Nations Rugby Championship, Ireland v France. Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE
14 February 2015; Rob Kearney, Ireland, is tackled by Camille Lopez, left, and Scott Spedding, France. RBS Six Nations Rugby Championship, Ireland v France. Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE
A general view of the stadium ahead of the game. RBS Six Nations Rugby Championship, Ireland v France
A general view of the stadium ahead of the game. RBS Six Nations Rugby Championship, Ireland v France
The pre-match red carpets are laid ahead of the game. RBS Six Nations Rugby Championship, Ireland v France

Shane Jennings

Johnny Sexton produced a masterclass for Ireland as Joe Schmidt's men scrapped past France at the Aviva. Here is how events unfolded as Leinster's Shane Jennings saw it.

 

 

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