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Italy 16 - 26 Ireland: Six Nations bonus point win for Joe Schmidt's side in disappointing display

Tadhg Furlong of Ireland is brought down by Leonardo Ghiraldini of Italy during the Guinness Six Nations match between Italy and Ireland at Stadio Olimpico on February 24, 2019 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)
Tadhg Furlong of Ireland is brought down by Leonardo Ghiraldini of Italy during the Guinness Six Nations match between Italy and Ireland at Stadio Olimpico on February 24, 2019 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)
ROME, ITALY - FEBRUARY 24: Keith Earls of Ireland breaks clear during the Guinness Six Nations match between Italy and Ireland at Stadio Olimpico on February 24, 2019 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)
Jacob Stockdale on his way to scoring his side's second try during the Guinness Six Nations match at the Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy. Pic: Steven Paston/PA Wire.

By Brendan Fanning

Ireland made it difficult for themselves having trailed 16-12 at the break before rallying in the second half to win, scoring four tries, but it was an error-strewn performance. Here's how the game unfolded.

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