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As It Happened: Sloppy Ireland Struggle Even In A 35-0 Win

As It Happened: Sloppy Ireland Struggle Even In A 35-0 Win

If you're boss wasn't sound enough to give you a couple of hours off to watch today's match then don't worry, we've got you covered with our Ireland v Russia Liveblog below!

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Ireland will be hoping for a bonus point win over Russia as they try to rebound from the disastrous loss to Japan on Saturday. Before the game even started there was some bad news with Conor Murray replacing Joey Carbery on the bench after Carbery irritated his ankle. Given he is only just back in the squad after recovering from his angle injury, the coaching team decided that it wasn't worth the risk to play him.

Mark Farrelly
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