Fri 13 Nov 2020 | 08:45

RECAP: Ireland v Wales

RECAP: Ireland v Wales
Fri 13 Nov 2020 | 08:45
RECAP: Ireland v Wales
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READERS’ FORUM: Welcome to our coverage of the Nations Cup Round One encounter between Ireland and Wales in Dublin.

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Ireland will be looking to bounce back from their defeat by Les Bleus, which ended their hopes of the Six Nations title.

Wales, in contrast, are trying to avoid a fifth successive defeat under coach Wayne Pivac.

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Teams: 

Ireland: 15 Jacob Stockdale; 14 Hugo Keenan, 13 Robbie Henshaw, 12 Chris Farrell, 11 James Lowe; 10 Johnny Sexton (captain), 9 Jamison Gibson-Park; 8 Caelan Doris, 7 Josh van der Flier, 6 Peter O’Mahony; 5 James Ryan, 4 Iain Henderson; 3 Andrew Porter, 2 Ronan Kelleher, 1 Cian Healy
Replacements: 16 Dave Heffernan, 17 Ed Byrne, 18 Finlay Bealham, 19 Quinn Roux, 20 Will Connors, 21 Conor Murray, 22 Billy Burns, 23 Keith Earls.

Wales: 15 Leigh Halfpenny, 14 Liam Williams, 13 Jonathan Davies, 12 Owen Watkin, 11 Josh Adams, 10 Dan Biggar, 9 Gareth Davies, 8 Taulupe Faletau, 7 Justin Tipuric, 6 Shane Lewis-Hughes, 5 Alun Wyn Jones (captain), 4 Will Rowlands, 3 Tomas Francis, 2 Ryan Elias, 1 Rhys Carre.
Replacements: 16 Elliot Dee, 17 Wyn Jones, 18 Samson Lee, 19 Jake Ball, 20 Aaron Wainwright, 21 Lloyd Williams, 22 Callum Sheedy, 23 George North.

Referee: Mathieu Raynal (France)
Assistant Referee: Pascal Gauzere (France) & Alex Ruiz (France)
TMO: Romain Poite (France)

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PV: 14
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