Ireland Square Their Rugby Series Against Australia!

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Ireland have squared their rugby series against Australia. Andrew Conway and Tadhg Furlong scored the tries and Johnny Sexton kicked 16-points as Joe Schmidt’s side beat the Wallabies 26-21 in Melbourne.

It’s Ireland’s first win in Australia since 1979 and ensures the three game series will be decided in Sydney next weekend. Munster-bound forward Tadhg Beirne came off the bench to win his first cap.


Ireland were 16-14 up at half-time in their second test against the Aussies in Melbourne. Joe Schmidt’s side bounced back from conceeding a second minute Kurtley Beale try with Munster’s Andrew Conway going over in the corner in the seventh minute.

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Ireland captain Johnny Sexton converted Conway’s try and also kicked three penalties. The Wallabies got a penalty try in the 26th minute with Cian Healy also sent to the sin bin.


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