Wales: 14
Ireland: 18

  • Max Walsh (9),
  • Max Walsh (16),
  • Shane Lee (24),
  • Dylan Morgan (43),
  • Joe Reardon (50),
  • Jamie Leech (79)
  • Harry Worsley (4),
  • Sean Findlow (13),
  • Nathan Connell (34),
  • Eoin Creaby (36),
  • Harry Worsley (45),
  • Eoin Creaby (56),
  • Nathan Connell (60),
  • Paul Bolger (63),
  • Samuel Winney (69)

  • Shane Lee (1/5),
  • Ryan Griffiths (0/1)
  • Thomas Ashurst (6/9)

  • William Lynch,
  • Max Walsh,
  • Harrison Ashby,
  • Jacob Purcell,
  • Dylan Morgan,
  • Ryan Griffiths,
  • Shane Lee,
  • Ben Cripps,
  • Ben Luxford,
  • Gabe Holt,
  • Scott Simons,
  • Garin Nicholls,
  • Oscar Fisher.
  • Subs: Cam Hodgson,
  • Kyle Jones,
  • Joe Reardon,
  • Jamie Leech
  • Nathan Connell,
  • Eoin Creaby,
  • Louis O'Sullivan,
  • George Charnock,
  • Harry Worsley,
  • Sean Findlow,
  • Thomas Ashurst,
  • Paul Bolger,
  • Ryan Hogg,
  • Jamie Gill,
  • Conor Creaby,
  • Samuel Winney,
  • James Mulvaney.
  • Subs: David Goodman,
  • Alex Duff,
  • Josh Hawthorne,
  • Louis Collins

Match report

Ireland were outstanding in the second half against Wales after an even first half, winning 48-26.

They led from their first attack. Harry Worsley forced his way through for an unconverted try.

Wales levelled straight away when Max Walsh dived over in the corner.

It wasn’t long before Ireland scored again. Sean Findow finished off a good move and again Thomas Ashurst couldn’t land the kick.

And once again it was Max Walsh who brought Wales level, spotting a gap and running home. Shane Lee kicked the goal then went over for a try of his own.

But Ireland levelled five minutes before the break. Nathan Connell with the try and Ashurst converting well.

And they led 18-14 at half-time when Eoin Creaby ran over unchallenged for Ireland’s fourth try which went unconverted.

Wales levelled less than three minutes into the second half when Dylan Morgan scored in the corner. Lee missed the kick.

It wasn’t level for long. From kick-off, Ireland scored again with Worsley scoring his second. Ashurst converted well.

Wales hit back again when Joe Reardon scored in the corner. Ryan Griffiths took over the kicking duties but still couldn’t add the extras. Ireland now had a slender 24-22 lead.

They increased the lead when Eoin Creaby scored his second and Ashurst kicked well from the touchline.

And when Connell picked up a loose ball to score under the sticks, that was the game for Ireland. Ashurst’s conversion gave them a 14-point lead.

Paul Bolger added to that lead, scoring under the posts with Ashurst converting.

Sam Winney scored Ireland’s ninth to rub salt into Wales’ wounds. Ashurst converted again.

Jamie Leech scored a consolation try for Wales with a minute to go.