Thursday 20 June 2019

Ireland 38 Italy 14 as it happened: Noel McNamara's men secure bonus-point win but likely to miss out on semis

Rob Russell of Ireland scores a try during the World Rugby U20 Championship Pool B match between Ireland and Italy at Club De Rugby Ateneo Inmaculada, Santa Fe in Argentina. Photo by Florencia Tan Jun/Sportsfile
Rob Russell of Ireland scores a try during the World Rugby U20 Championship Pool B match between Ireland and Italy at Club De Rugby Ateneo Inmaculada, Santa Fe in Argentina. Photo by Florencia Tan Jun/Sportsfile
Michael Milne of Ireland scores a try during the World Rugby U20 Championship Pool B match between Ireland and Italy at Club De Rugby Ateneo Inmaculada, Santa Fe in Argentina. Photo by Florencia Tan Jun/Sportsfile
Liam Turner captains Ireland against Italy. Photo by Florencia Tan Jun/Sportsfile

John Morley

A fine five-try win for an injury-depleted Ireland side over Italy but it doesn't look like it will be enough to secure a semi-final berth at the World Rugby Under-20 Championship in Argentina.

 

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