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Rugby World Cup: Ireland stun Australia


Rugby World Cup: Ireland stun Australia


The World Cup had its first big upset on Saturday when Ireland secured a famous 15-6 victory over Australia in their Pool C clash at Eden Park.

Fly half’s Jonathan Sexton and Ronan O’Gara kicked two penalties each to make sure of the win and this result sees Declan Kidney’s men go top of their group with one foot in the quarter-finals.

Elsewhere defending champions South Africa kept their composure to outclass Fiji 49-3 in Wellington.

The Springboks ran in six tries to go top of Pool D, just ahead of Samoa who’ll be seeking to provide the second major upset of the tournament when they face Wales on Sunday.

In group B, Argentina, bounced back from their loss to England in the opening game by thumping Romania 43-8 at the Southland Rugby Park.

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