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Watch: George North Storms Through Ireland’s Defence To Score Wales’ Opening Try

RBS 6 Nations Championship Round 4, Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Wales 10/3/2017 Wales vs Ireland Wales' George North celebrates scoring their first try

Wales have taken the initiative in their Six Nations clash with Ireland at the Principality Stadium.

Trailing 3-0 to Ireland approaching the halfway point of the first half, the Northampton winger displayed sheer power and athleticism to put Rob Howley’s side ahead.

It proved to be a disastrous few minutes for Ireland as the try came almost immediately after Johnny Sexton was forced off with yet another head injury, the outhalf temorarily replaced by Paddy Jackson.

Ireland responded well to going behind in what looks set to become an engrossing encounter over the course of the 80 minutes, and retook the lead through Jackson with a penalty soon after, before Wales retook an 8-6 lead going into half time.

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Author: The PA Team

This article was written by a member of The PA Team.