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Ruthless Ireland record historic win over 14-man All Blacks to level series

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Eire’s Andrew Porter scores a attempt towards All Blacks

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Two tries from Andrew Porter helped a ruthless Eire file a well-known victory over a 14-man New Zealand on Saturday at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin.

Eire secured their first Take a look at in New Zealand with a 23-12 win after main 10-7 at half-time.

FT | All Blacks v Eire

The vacationers acquired off to a surprising begin as Andrew Porter touched down within the second minute with Jonny Sexton changing.

Eire prolonged their lead as Sexton scored a penalty, however issues continued to go bitter for the hosts. Within the thirtieth minute, Angus Ta’avao was proven a pink card by South African ref Jaco Peyper for a excessive sort out on Garry Ringrose – leaving the hosts 14 males down.

Nevertheless, there was some delight for the gang as Beauden Barrett scored a attempt beneath the posts proper on half-time, along with his brother Jordie Barrett including two extra factors.

The second half began off all Eire as Porter scored a brace beneath the posts, with Sexton touchdown the conversion.

All Blacks continued to make foolish errors as Sexton added two extra penalties at hand Eire a historic victory.

Will Jordan scored a late attempt within the nook, nevertheless it was all however over for New Zealand.

It is Eire’s first Take a look at win on New Zealand soil in 13 matches.

The collection is levelled 1-1, with the ultimate Take a look at scheduled on Saturday, 16 July in Wellington (09:05 SA time).

Extra to observe…


New Zealand 12 (7)

Tries: Beauden Barrett, Will Jordan

Conversion: Jordie Barrett

Eire 23 (10)

Tries: Andrew Porter (2)

Conversions: Jonny Sexton (2)

Penalties: Sexton (3)

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