Wales 32 Ireland 20 – Grand Slam

Wales claim their first Grand Slam since 1978 with a historic victory in Cardiff. A truely great day for Mike Ruddock, his team and the people of Wales.


Wales 32 (16)

Tries: Jenkins, Morgan
Cons: Jones 2
Pens: Henson, Jones 4
Drop: Henson
Ireland: 20 (6)

Tries: Horan, Murphy
Cons: Humphreys 2
Pens: O’Gara 2
K Morgan; M Taylor, T Shanklin, G Henson, S Williams; S Jones, D Peel; G Jenkins, M Davies, A Jones, B Cockbain, R Sidoli, R Jones, M Williams, M Owen (capt).
Replacements: R McBryde, J Yapp, J Thomas, R Sowden-Taylor, M Phillips, C Sweeney, S Parker.

G Murphy; G Dempsey, B O’Driscoll (capt), K Maggs, D Hickie; R O’Gara, P Stringer; R Corrigan, S Byrne, J Hayes, M O’Kelly, P O’Connell, S Easterby, J O’Connor, A Foley.
Replacements: F Sheahan, M Horan, D O’Callaghan, E Miller, G Easterby, D Humphreys, G Duffy.

Referee: Chris White (RFU).

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