Ireland v Wales

Date:

Venue: Aviva Stadium, Dublin

Referee: Wayne Barnes (England)

Attendance: 51,000

Ireland v Wales Match Reports

A last-minute penalty kick by Leigh Halfpenny won the game for Wales as they outscored Ireland 23 points to 21 and 3 tries to 2 in a thrilling match in Dublin. A selection of match reports is listed below:

Ireland v Wales Match Stats

Ireland (10) 21
Tries: Best, Bowe
Conversions: Sexton
Penalties: Sexton 3

Wales (5) 23
Tries: Davies 2, North
Conversions: Halfpenny
Penalties: Halfpenny 2

Man of the Match: Mike Phillips (Wales)

Ireland Team Line-up

Backs: 15 R Kearney, 14 T Bowe, 13 F McFadden, 12 G D'Arcy, 11 A Trimble, 10 J Sexton, 9 C Murray

Forwards: 1 C Healy, 2 R Best, 3 M Ross, 4 D O'Callaghan, 5 P O'Connell (captain), 6 S Ferris, 7 S O'Brien, 8 J Heaslip

Replacements: 16 S Cronin, 17 T Court, 18 D Ryan, 19 P O'Mahony, 20 E Reddan, 21 R O'Gara, 22 D Kearney

Wales Team Line-up

Backs: 15 L Halfpenny, 14 A Cuthbert, 13 J Davies, 12 J Roberts, 11 G North, 10 R Priestland, 9 M Phillips

Forwards: 1 R Gill, 2 H Bennett, 3 A Jones, 4 B Davies, 5 I Evans, 6 R Jones, 7 S Warburton (captain), 8 T Faletau

Replacements: 16 K Owens, 17 P James, 18 A Powell, 19 J Tipuric, 20 Lloyd Williams, 21 J Hook, 22 Scott Williams

 
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