The Sexton and Trimble tries that have given Ireland hope in France

Patrick McCarry
TheJournal.ie

Jonny sexton dived over for a 21st minute try at Stade de France to reduce the host’s early lead. France led 6-0 in the Six Nations decider in Paris but Sexton finished off an Irish move after a superb Chris Henry flicked pass.

SEXTO
SEXTO


Brian O’Driscoll, playing in his final Ireland match, made a superb break five minutes later. Conor Murray sniped from the ruck and fed Andrew Trimble to put the visitors ahead.

TRIMBLE
TRIMBLE


France struck back through Brice Dulin after he pounced on a knock-down from winger Yoann Huget. Ireland trail 13-12 heading into half-time.

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