Ireland see off Wales to record emphatic win

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Ireland have won their Six Nations clash with Wales by 24-14 to record a second-successive victory under new head coach Andy Farrell.

Tadhg Furlong, centre, celebrates after scoring Ireland’s second try today. Picture: Sportsfile

A late try from Wales flanker Justin Tipuric, converted by Leigh Halfpenny, reduced the deficit.

Wales’ loss was their first in the Six Nations in almost two years and ended their hopes of back-to-back Grand Slams.

Ireland wrapped up victory by scoring a bonus-point try with less than five minutes remaining on the clock.

Wing Andrew Conway crossed wide on the right to make it 24-7, although replacement fly-half Ross Byrne was unable to convert a difficult kick.

Match report to follow.

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