Ireland beats France to avoid All Blacks showdown

Ireland avoided a Rugby World Cup quarterfinal against the defending champion All Blacks by beating France 24-9 to secure first place in Pool D on Sunday — but an impressive victory came at a cost for the Six Nations champions. Star flyhalf Jonny Sexton, captain Paul O’Connell and flanker Peter O’Mahony all went off injured […]

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