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Six Nations 2013: Wales vs Ireland

IRELAND kicked off their 2013 Six Nations with a thrilling 30-22 win over defending champions Wales at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday.

Declan Kidney’s men went into half-time 23-3 in the lead thanks to tries from Simon Zebo and Cian Healy.

After the break, the great Brian O’Driscoll put his team even further in front with a third Irish try.

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Wales, however, fought back with tries from Alex Cuthbert, Leigh Halfpenny and Craig Mitchell, but great defensive work by Ireland saw them claim the two points in Cardiff.

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Steve Cummins

Steve is the Irish Post's digital media & entertainment editor and looks after the paper's website and weekly entertainment supplement, Rí-Rá. Follow him @steve_cummins

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