UPDATE 1-Rugby-Ireland 21 South Africa 23 - result

Sat Nov 6, 2010 8:23pm GMT

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Nov 6 (Reuters) - South Africa beat Ireland 23-21 (halftime 13-6) at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday.


Ireland: Tries: Tommy Bowe, Rob Kearney; Penalties: Jonathan Sexton (3); Conversion: Ronan O'Gara.

South Africa: Tries: Juan Smith, Gio Aplon; Penalties: Morne Steyn (3); Conversions: Steyn, Patrick Lambie.


Ireland: 15-Rob Kearney (22-Keith Earls 76), 14-Tommy Bowe, 13-Brian O'Driscoll (captain), 12-Gordon D'Arcy, 11-Luke Fitzgerald, 10-Jonathan Sexton (21-Ronan O'Gara 66), 9-Eoin Reddan (20-Peter Stringer 66); 8-Jamie Heaslip, 7-David Wallace, 6-Stephen Ferris, 5-Mick O'Driscoll (18-Donnacha Ryan 63) 4-Donncha O'Callaghan, 3-Tony Buckley (17-Tom Court 51), 2-Rory Best, 1-Cian Healy.

Replacements not used: 16-Sean Cronin, 19-Denis Leamy.

South Africa: 15-Gio Aplon, 14-Bjorn Basson, 13-Zane Kirchner, 12-Jean de Villiers (21-Adi Jacobs 67), 11-Bryan Habana, 10-Morne Steyn (22-Patrick Lambie 60), 9-Ruan Pienaar; 8-Pierre Spies, 7-Juan Smith, 6-Deon Stegmann (19-Keegan Daniel 66), 5-Victor Matfield (captain), 4-Bakkies Botha (18-Flip van der Merwe 71), 3-Jannie du Plessis (17-CJ van der Linde 71), 2-Bismarck du Plessis, 1-Tendai Mtawarira.   Continued...

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