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Ireland U20s 8-9 France U20s

Updated: Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 15:30 | Comments

Luke McGrath makes a break
Luke McGrath makes a break


Ireland have lost 9-8 to hosts France in their fifth place play-off semi-final at the Junior World Cup.

Number 8 Ryan Murphy crossed for a try in the first half while Rory Scannell also landed a penalty kick.

However, three penalties from France scrum-half Baptiste Serin won it for the home side in La Roche-sur-Yon.

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