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Ireland Crash in U21 Opener

Ireland Crash in U21 Opener

Ireland were well beaten in their Under 21 opening World Cup game by Australia

The Irish trailed 34-5 at the breask their sole try coming from captain Matt MCullough. The game was over as a contest at that stage but the Irish stuck gamely to theior task and were rewarded with two late tries from Martin McPhail.

Australian Scorers.1st Half.

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Min 11: TRY – Daniel Heenan con,v. James Brock

Min 16: PENALTY – James Brock.

Min 17: TRY – Huia Edmonds (2), conv. James Brock.

Min 23: TRY – Tamaiti Horua (8), conv. James Brock

Min 27: TRY – Peter Hynes.

Min 28: TRY – Peter Hynes.

2nd Half.
Min 58: TRY – Mathew Henjak.

Min 80: TRY – Peter Hynes.

Min 82: TRY – Matthew Hodgson , conv. James Brock.

Ireland Scorers – 1st Half.Min 20: TRY – Matthew McCullough.

2nd Half.
Min 54:PENALTY – Eoghan Hickey

Min 74: TRY – Martin McPhail

Min 78: TRY – Martin McPhail.