IRELAND earned a late victory over Australia in the Autumn Internationals on Saturday night.
There was an early blow for Ireland, who saw Jonny Sexton strain his calf in the warm-up and be forced to drop out of the squad and Jack Crowley replaced him.
Crowley proved to be key to their victory, scoring the opener after Australia had a try disallowed.
But the first-half was a dull affair, with the hosts being handed a boost as Australia were given a yellow card towards the end of the half, with Ireland leading 3-0.
The second period saw delays as several players picked up injuries before the scoring increased and Ireland scored late on through Ross Byrne to earn a win.
- Start time: 8pm UK Time
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- Ireland XV: 15. Hugo Keenan, 14. Mack Hansen, 13. Garry Ringrose, 12. Stuart McCloskey, 11. Jimmy O’Brien, 10. Jack Crowley, 9. Jamison Gibson-Park, 8. Caelan Doris, 7. Josh van der Flier, 6. Peter O’Mahony, 5. James Ryan, 4. Tadhg Beirne, 3. Tadhg Furlong, 2. Dan Sheehan, 1. Andrew Porter
- Australia XV: 15. Andrew Kellaway, 14. Mark Nawaqanitawase, 13. Len Ikitau, 12. Hunter Paisami, 11. Tom Wright, 10. Bernard Foley, 9. Nic White, 8. Rob Valetini, 7. Michael Hooper, 6. Jed Holloway, 5. Cadeyrn Neville, 4. Nick Frost, 3. Allan Alaalatoa, 2. David Porecki, 1. James Slipper
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