France 26-21 Irish rugby LIVE POINTS: Van der Flier puts Ireland back in the game

FRANCE is dominating against Ireland so far in the Six Nations.

An effort from Antoine Dupont and four penalties from Melvin Jaminet gave them a favorable lead.

But Josh van der Flier tried early in the second half to give Ireland hope.

Jameson Gibson-Park then scored another goal to reduce the deficit to just one point.

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  • France XV: Jaminet; Penaud, Fickou, Moefana, Villiere; Ntamack, Dupont (captain); Baille, Marchand, Atonio, Woki, Willense, Cros, Jelonch, Alldritt
  • Ireland XV: Keenan; Conway, Ringrose, Aki, Hansen; Carbery, Gibson-Park; Porter, Kelleher, Furlong, Beirne, Ryan (captain), Doris, Van der Flier, Conan


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  • France 27 Ireland 21

    54. Because once Jaminet cannot convert.

    Rarely miss for the usually reliable French.

  • Try: Baille (France)

    53. Ireland’s ability to focus on defense.

    Allow the French to drive Baille over the line.

  • France 22 Ireland 21

    51. Carbery sent the ball back into the center of the goal.

    This is an Irish comeback.

  • Try: Gibson-Park (Ireland)

    50. He skipped two French trials and the ghost of a passerby.

  • France 22 Ireland 14

    49. Ireland continued the play in the first half of France looking to get ahead.

    France is beginning to struggle to contain the Irish.

  • France 22 Ireland 14

    46. ​​Carbery scrolls through the articles for an immediate Irish response.

    Great feedback.

  • Try: van der Flier (Ireland)

    45. The noise of the Irish and as they drove, van der Flier crossed the line.

  • Penalty: France 22 Ireland 7

    43. Jaminet is a machine.

    Go straight through the articles again.

    The scores he is putting on the board are really hurting Ireland.

    Discipline again costs them.

  • France 19 Ireland 7

    42. Today Carbery is looking to capitalize on high kicks.

    Sadly for the Irish one player was offside.

  • France 19 Ireland 7

    40. Ireland kicks the second half.

    It takes a big performance from the Irish team to close the gap with the French.

  • HT: France 19 Ireland 7

    Immediately after Jaminet’s penalty, the first half ended.

    Some positives for Ireland but they gave away too many penalties at key moments of the game.

  • Penalty: France 19 Ireland 7

    40. Another great kick from Jaminet.

    He added a few points to give them some daylight on Irish soil when the half-time whistle blew.

  • France 16 Ireland 7

    38. Discipline costs Ireland again.

    They cannot continue to allow France to make free kicks when they know they have a penalty to retake if the game is broken.

  • Penalty: France 16 Ireland 7

    36. Jaminet places an easy chance over the post.

    He had more than a hundred points for the French.

  • France 13 Ireland 7

    34. France seceded rapidly from Dupont.

    He hit Moefana.

    France is awarded a penalty.

  • France 13 Ireland 7

    31. Excellent France squad.

    Quick hand and quick pass opened the door for Les Bleus.

    They tried to make a small kick into the gap in the corner but it didn’t play.

    Penalty for Ireland from the line, France does not respect the distance.

  • France 13 Ireland 7

    28. France were penalized in their formation for not being aligned.

    Right in the French court, they have the ability to hold the ball ahead of the opponent.

    Ireland joined the controversy.

  • France 13 Ireland 7

    26. Sheehan comes on for Ireland

    The ball was kicked forward by Carbery but his opposite number came to the right place.

    Jaminet finds contact with the kick.

  • France 13 Ireland 7

    24. Both teams are looking to put pressure on each other when they make mistakes.

    Ireland shot and ran very little but the ball was taken by Ireland but there was no force because he had no support and was lost by the French.

  • France 13 Ireland 7

    22. France’s cross is not good when the ball is crossed too deep, making it possible for Ireland to intercept.

    It’s time for the Irishman to try to run the ball forward.

    Kelleher’s shadow was slightly behind Hansen, breaking the flow.

  • France 13 Ireland 7

    20. Ireland closed in just inside France’s half but Kelleher took his eyes off the ball and France turned the game around.

    When the ball is sent to the sky, Ireland is penalized.

  • Penalty: France 13 Ireland 7

    16. Jaminet put the ball over the post again.

    You can see why he has a 92% conversion rate.

  • France 10 Ireland 7

    13. France have a squad, deep in their half.

    Ireland wanted to press, but France finished with a deep kick into the Irish Republic.

    The ball is returned but Ireland is penalized.

  • France 10 Ireland 7

    10. We were hoping for a classic today with two of the best teams in world rugby going head to head today.

    After the first five minutes, it seemed like a one-sided affair.

    Ireland with the answer you would expect from the third best team in the world.

  • France 10 Ireland 7

    8. Carbery sends the ball straight over the post.

    Here is an answer from the Irish. France 26-21 Irish rugby LIVE POINTS: Van der Flier puts Ireland back in the game


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