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It's all over! The referee has blown their whistle to end the game.

83'
Conversion

Jack Crowley converts the try.

83'
Try

A wonderful passing move by Ireland is finished off by Tadhg Beirne

82'

Garry Ringrose sets up the try.

82'

This is dangerous for the defence as Bundee Aki bursts through to advance the Ireland attack.

82'

This is dangerous for the defence as Nicolas Onutu bursts through to advance the Romania attack.

81'

This is dangerous for the defence as Mack Hansen bursts through to advance the Ireland attack.

81'
Conversion

Jack Crowley has kicked a conversion.

75'
Try

A bit of individual brilliance by Bundee Aki leads to a try for Ireland

74'

A gap opened in the defence and Bundee Aki took full advantage.

74'

Mack Hansen played a key part in that try.

74'

Romania decide to make a substitution, with Alin Conache getting some game time.

74'

Romania decide to make a substitution, with Gabriel Rupanu being replaced.

74'

A gap opened in the defence and Mack Hansen took full advantage.

72'
Conversion

Jack Crowley has kicked a conversion.

71'
Try

A series of passes by Ireland results in a try for Peter O'Mahony

70'

That's a great try assist by Iain Henderson.

69'

A gap opened in the defence and Mack Hansen took full advantage.

69'

A gap opened in the defence and Garry Ringrose took full advantage.

68'
Conversion

The Ireland supporters go wild as Jack Crowley successfully kicks the conversion.

67'
Try

A bit of individual brilliance by Joe McCarthy leads to a try for Ireland

67'

A gap opened in the defence and Joe McCarthy took full advantage.

67'

Conor Murray sets up the try.

67'

The defensive line has been broken as Joe McCarthy goes through the gap.

66'

Romania make a substitution with Tevita Manumua coming on.

65'

Romania make a substitution with Fonovai Tangimana coming off.

65'

Ireland make a substitution with Jack Crowley coming on.

65'

Ireland make a substitution with Johnny Sexton coming off.

65'

The defensive line has been broken as Jeremy Loughman goes through the gap.

64'

The defensive line has been broken as Josh van der Flier goes through the gap.

63'
Conversion

The Ireland supporters go wild as Johnny Sexton successfully kicks the conversion.

63'
Try

Ireland are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Johnny Sexton touching down.

62'

Spellbinding play by Conor Murray is finished off with a try.

62'

Romania sub Tudor Boldor comes onto the field.

60'

Hinckley Vaovasa departs for Romania.

60'

Romania sub Dragos Ser comes onto the field.

60'

Florian Rosu departs for Romania.

60'

Romania sub Marius Iftimiciuc comes onto the field.

60'

Stefan Iancu departs for Romania.

60'

Mack Hansen comes on for Ireland.

59'

Keith Earls leaves the field.

59'

Conor Murray comes on for Ireland.

59'

Jamison Gibson-Park leaves the field.

59'

The defensive line has been broken as Hinckley Vaovasa goes through the gap.

58'

What a run here by Josh van der Flier as they get over the gainline!

57'

Taylor Gontineac comes on for Romania.

57'

Tevita Manumua leaves the field.

57'

Iain Henderson comes on for Ireland.

56'

James Ryan leaves the field.

56'

Josh van der Flier comes on for Ireland.

56'

Caelan Doris leaves the field.

56'

Florin Bardasu comes on.

54'

Ovidiu Cojocaru comes off.

54'

Gheorghe Gajion comes on.

51'

Alex Gordas comes off.

51'

Tom O'Toole comes on.

50'

Tadhg Furlong comes off.

50'

Ronan Kelleher comes on.

50'

Rob Herring comes off.

50'

Jeremy Loughman comes on.

50'

Andrew Porter comes off.

50'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Johnny Sexton kicks the conversion.

50'
Try

The defence are desperately trying to hold out here but it was to no avail as Peter O'Mahony dots the ball down from close range.

49'

Peter O'Mahony makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

49'

Jamison Gibson-Park sets up the try.

49'

Bundee Aki makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

49'

Romania decide to make a substitution, with Alexandru Savin getting some game time.

48'

Romania decide to make a substitution, with Iulian Hartig being replaced.

48'
Conversion

Johnny Sexton adds the two points for Ireland.

45'
Try

The defence are desperately trying to hold out here but it was to no avail as Rob Herring dots the ball down from close range.

44'

The second half kicks off.

40'

The half-time whistle blows and both teams head for the dressing rooms.

40'
Conversion

Johnny Sexton adds the two points for Ireland.

40'
Try

Incisive passing by Ireland is finished off by Johnny Sexton, as they goes over for the try.

39'

That's a great try assist by Bundee Aki.

39'

Fabulous play by Ireland has led to Bundee Aki being able to wriggle through a gap.

39'
Conversion

Johnny Sexton does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

35'
Try

What an effort there by Bundee Aki as they score the try.

33'

Fabulous play by Ireland has led to Bundee Aki being able to wriggle through a gap.

33'

Garry Ringrose sets up the try.

33'
Yellow Card

Marius Simionescu (Romania) is shown a yellow card

30'

Trouble here as Tadhg Beirne breaches the defence.

25'

This is dangerous for the defence as James Lowe bursts through to advance the Ireland attack.

22'
Penalty Goal

Gabriel Rupanu adds the points for Romania.

20'

Johnny Sexton curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the right.

18'
Try

A wonderful passing move by Ireland is finished off by Tadhg Beirne

16'

This is dangerous for the defence as Tadhg Beirne bursts through to advance the Ireland attack.

16'

James Lowe sets up the try.

16'

A gap opened in the defence and Hugo Keenan took full advantage.

16'
Conversion

Johnny Sexton converts the try.

12'
Try

A series of passes by Ireland results in a try for Hugo Keenan

11'

A gap opened in the defence and Hugo Keenan took full advantage.

11'

James Ryan played a key part in that try.

11'
Conversion

Johnny Sexton has kicked a conversion.

5'
Try

Great hands by Ireland leads to a try for Jamison Gibson-Park

4'

That's a great try assist by Garry Ringrose.

4'

The defensive line has been broken as Garry Ringrose goes through the gap.

4'

Gabriel Rupanu has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.

3'
Try

Great hands by Romania leads to a try for Gabriel Rupanu

2'

Hinckley Vaovasa sets up the try.

2'

The defensive line has been broken as Hinckley Vaovasa goes through the gap.

2'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Bonus Points Awarded

+1
12 Tries scored

Match Details

Ireland v Romania

Rugby World Cup - Round 1
Sat 9th September 2023, 08:30am CDT
Stade Matmut-Atlantique

Points Flow Chart

Ireland win +74
Ireland
Romania
Ireland
Time in lead
Romania
78
Mins in lead
2
94%
% Of Game In Lead
2%
71%
Possession Last 10 min
29%
21
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
Crowley
82 - 8
83'
Beirne
80 - 8
82'
Crowley
75 - 8
75'
Aki
73 - 8
74'
Crowley
68 - 8
71'
O'Mahony
66 - 8
70'
Crowley
61 - 8
67'
McCarthy
59 - 8
67'
Sexton
54 - 8
63'
Sexton
52 - 8
62'
Sexton
47 - 8
50'
O'Mahony
45 - 8
49'
Sexton
40 - 8
45'
Herring
38 - 8
44'
Half Time
Sexton
33 - 8
40'
Sexton
31 - 8
39'
Sexton
26 - 8
35'
Aki
24 - 8
33'
Simionescu
30'
19 - 8
Rupanu
20'
19 - 8
Beirne
19 - 5
16'
Sexton
14 - 5
12'
Keenan
12 - 5
11'
Sexton
7 - 5
5'
Gibson-Park
5 - 5
4'
Rupanu
2'
0 - 5
Start

Win Probability

Ireland
98%
Draw
0%
Romania
2%
Conversion by Jack Crowley

Momentum

0'
HT
FT
Ireland
Romania

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
3.9
21
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
1
5
Entries

Attack Profile

Ireland
Romania
More Less More

Defence Profile

Ireland
Romania
More Less More

Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
85%
52%
3-6 secs
8%
29%
6+ secs
2%
11%
91
Rucks Won
30

Last 5 Penalties

56'
57'
60'
72'
77'
Ireland
Romania

Other Fixtures

Comments

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WILLIAM GEORGE 278 days ago

IRELAND PLAYED ONE HELL OF A GAME OF RUGBY LAST SATURDAY AFTERNOON, 9/9/2023, WINING 82 - 8 COME ON THE IRISH BOYS. WILLIAM

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