10 Dec, 12:23
Ireland's John Lacey will referee his first ever RBS 6 Nations match in February, while Alain Rolland is also included in the Elite Panel in what is his last season.
Ireland crossed the Welsh line eight times in all, their other tries coming from outstanding captain, flanker Diarmuid Laffan and centre Tom Gleeson. Kearney landed two conversions and a penalty while Jonathan Watt a 63rd minute replacement for Conan Doyle tagged on another conversion.
Ireland led 25-3 at the break after Gleeson had opened the scoring with a try after just five minutes and from then until the end the home side domianted in all phases of the game.
Ireland: Robert Kearney (Clongowes Wood College); Rory Drysdale (Belfast Royal Academy), Tom Gleeson (PBC Cork), Darren Cave (Sullivan Upper School), Peter Shallow (Rockwell College); Conan Doyle (Ard Scoil Ris), Duncan Williams (CBC Cork); Gary Walsh (Blackrock College), Sean Cronin (Ard Scoil Ris), Paul Collins (Templeogue College); Jamie Cornett (Royal School Armagh), Devin Toner (Castlenock College); Diarmuid Laffan Capt (Blackrock College), Barry O'Mahony (Crescent College), David Pollock (Royal School Dungannon) Replacements: Gavin O'Meara (St. Mary's College) for Cronin 61 mins Tony O'Kane (St Gerard's School) for Walsh 15 mins Brian McGovern (St Mary's College) for Collins 58 mins Darren O' Reilly (Blackrock College) for Cornett 52 mins Joe Burns (Coleraine Academical Institution) for Wiliams 61 mins Jonathan Watt (Royal Belfast Academical Institution) for Doyle 63 mins J Shortt for Drysdale 61 mins.
Wales: A Bramwell; R Owen, M McClean, L Knight, M Johnstone; E Williams, T Dickens; R Gill, D George, R Jones; A Andrews, B Davies (capt); A Powell, L Isaac, A Murphy. Replacements: J Roberts for Bramwell 10 mins; R Johnstone for George 49; G Williams Davies for E Williams 54; L Williams Jones for Powell, L Probert for Gill (both 60); M Roberts for Dickens 63.
Referee: C Marchat (FFR)