19 Jun, 06:50
A single point separated the sides as a hard-fought 5th-8th place play-off finished in France's favour at Stade Henri Desgrange on Tuesday night. Check out some photos from Ireland's fourth IRB Junior World Championsip match.
Can the men in green make it three wins in-a-row against the mighty 'Boks? 2004, 2006 and 2009?
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