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Ireland 13-15 France: Les Bleus go top of Six Nations table with first win at Aviva Stadium since 2011


France took a 15-3 lead thanks to tries from Charles Ollivon and Damian Penaud, but Ireland fought back through a score from hooker Ronan Kelleher; however, France hold on to collect first win at the Aviva Stadium since 2011

Last Updated: 14/02/21 5:02pm

Charles Ollivon scored the first try of the game in Dublin

Ireland fought back from a 12-point deficit, but France held on for a 15-13 win in Dublin to go top of the Six Nations standings.

France took a 15-3 lead thanks to tries either side of half-time from flanker Charles Ollivon and winger Damian Penaud, but Ireland fought back courtesy of a try from replacement hooker Ronan Kelleher and the boot of replacement fly-half Ross Byrne to get within two points of the visitors.

However, France held on to register their first win in Dublin since 2011 to go to the top of the Six Nations standings at the end of the second round of fixtures.

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