Do Not Sell My Personal Information
ADVERTISEMENT
RugbyDump RugbyDump
Saturday Aug 31, 2019

WATCH: Stockdale tries inspire Ireland win in Cardiff

WATCH: Stockdale tries inspire Ireland win in Cardiff

Jacob Stockdale scored a first half brace of tries to help Ireland beat Wales 17-22 in Cardiff.

ADVERTISEMENT

The 23-year-old has now scored 16 tries in 20 appearances for Ireland, making him the joint 10th all-time try-scorer for his country.

Ireland’s other points came through a penalty try and the boot of fly half Jack Carty while two late tries by Owen Lane and Rhys Patchell wasn’t enough for the Welsh to salvage a result.

This win for Ireland comes off the back of a devastating 57-15 loss against England at Twickenham last weekend and puts them in more promising form ahead of their World Cup opener against Scotland.

“It was massive for us,” said man of the match Carty. “We were all hurting during the week but we came together. It wasn’t perfect at times but our defence was good against a quality Welsh outfit.

ADVERTISEMENT

“We knew that they were going to get a purple patch at some stage. At times we could have managed that better but credit to the lads who came on.”

Wales have now lost their spot at the top of the World Rugby rankings while Ireland and England have moved into second and third respectively, while New Zealand have restored their position as number one.

Ireland will now host Wales in a return fixture in Dublin next weekend.

ADVERTISEMENT

Related Articles

  • 19 WEEKS AGO

    Incredible athleticism for sensational try...

  • 19 WEEKS AGO

    ARCHIVE: Suntory score amazing try to upset...

  • 19 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: All 12 tries from EPIC Bristol-Clermont...



ADVERTISEMENT

Great Tries

  • 4 DAYS AGO

    Aaron Smith left red faced as speedy opposite number steals a bullet behind the line

  • 4 DAYS AGO

    WATCH: Every Louis Rees-Zammit try in the Premiership so far

  • 5 DAYS AGO

    Toulouse run the length to score awesome late try in Top 14 classic

  • 5 DAYS AGO

    Wallabies legend Ashley-Cooper shows class in MLR with cheeky shoulder pass

  • 5 DAYS AGO

    WATCH: Hogg collects his own 60-metre spiral kick to score amazing solo try

View All

Big Hits & Dirty Play

  • 12 HOURS AGO

    Brutal breakdown stamping in 2003 shows just how much the game has changed in two decades

  • 1 DAY AGO

    Matu'u bemused by his ban after footage shows latest unpunished Owen Farrell shot

  • 2 DAYS AGO

    Du Preez explains thought process after dominating prop in tip tackle that went wrong

  • 4 DAYS AGO

    Prop suspended for 3 weeks after flying shoulder makes contact square in the face

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    WATCH: Aaron Smith's captain's referral turned down after swinging arm collision

View All

See It To Believe It

  • 11 HOURS AGO

    WATCH: Brown further opens up on events leading to surprise Harlequins departure

  • 4 DAYS AGO

    WATCH: JP Doyle puts MLR players in their place with authoritative return to refereeing

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    The most iconic pieces of rugby commentary in brilliant 7-minute montage

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    'It's part of our culture' says Haka performing South African university team

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Petrus du Plessis video of son's dominant scrum shows signs of potential future star

View All

Funnies

  • 4 DAYS AGO

    WATCH: JP Doyle puts MLR players in their place with authoritative return to refereeing

  • 5 DAYS AGO

    WATCH: Comedy gold as close range 'falcon' gifts Brumbies try in Super Rugby AU match

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Lions coaching staff announcement elicits some amused responses from fans

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Comedy gold as Toronto lock attempts clearance kick in MLR match featuring Matt Giteau and Adam Ashley-Cooper

  • 3 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: 135kg prop lines up swan dive from 20 metres out... then re-thinks

View All

Amateur

  • 25 WEEKS AGO

    Viral video of Scottish club brawl goes down a storm with rugby community

  • 62 WEEKS AGO

    RUGBYDUMP BLITZ: This Best of the Week round up is sure to entertain you

  • 62 WEEKS AGO

    RD BLITZ - Disaster, just when it looked so promising...

  • 62 WEEKS AGO

    That glorious moment that will live on forever, like it or not

  • 62 WEEKS AGO

    RD Blitz - PROP'S Lionel Messi wizardy creates incredible try

View All

Player Features

  • 8 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: Bumping off tacklers and taking high balls, Rob Kearney had an impressive Super Rugby debut

  • 14 WEEKS AGO

    Brian Moore on money in modern rugby and how it should never be compared to 'outlier' football

  • 15 WEEKS AGO

    Tuisova's wrecking ball montage will make you grateful you never made it as a pro

  • 21 WEEKS AGO

    New Zealand rugby pod admit Owen Farrell is world class

  • 22 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: Bath prop launches Amazon documentary focused on those from non-traditional backgrounds

View All
WATCH: Stockdale tries inspire Ireland win in Cardiff | RugbyDump - Rugby News & Videos