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Last Updated: Sunday, 9 November, 2003, 06:45 GMT
Ireland v France photos
 Ireland and France are supported by a large numbers of fans in Melbourne
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Ireland and France are supported by a large numbers of fans in Melbourne for this vital quarter-final
France's Olivier Magne goes over for the first try after just three minutes
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France get off to a perfect start as Olivier Magne goes over for the first try after just three minutes
France's Tony Marsh is tackled by Irish centre Brian O'Driscoll
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Irish centre Brian O'Driscoll tackles Tony Marsh as France threaten to run riot
Christophe Dominici races away to score France's second try
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Ireland squander an attacking position with a misplaced pass and France score a superb breakaway try through Christophe Dominici
Imanol Harinordoquy goes over the line to score France's third try
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Imanol Harinordoquy goes over the line to score France's third try as they build up a 27-0 half-time lead
Kevin Maggs scores Ireland's first try after 52 minutes
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Jean-Jacques Crenca scores France's fourth try after the break before Kevin Maggs restores some pride with Ireland's first try after 52 minutes
Brian O'Driscoll gets Ireland's second  try after 65 minutes
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O'Driscoll then gets a superb try after 65 minutes and adds a third Irish try in the last minute
Keith Wood looks upset as Ireland crash out of the World Cup
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Despite Ireland's improved second half showing France still enjoy a relatively easy 43-21 victory




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