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Rory Lamont gets a try

Scotland 56-10 Portugal: Rory Lamont gets two early tries as the Scots make a great start to their match in St Etienne

Scott Lawson scores

Scotland go further ahead when Scott Lawson collects Dan Parks' inch-perfect cross-kick and touches down

Pedro Carvalho celebrates his try

Underdogs Portugal battle on and are rewarded with a deserved try by winger Pedro Carvalho

Sean Lamont is challenged

Portugal refuse to give up and are willing to scrap for every ball - as Sean Lamont discovers

Dan Parks

But Scotland stay firmly in the driving seat and Dan Parks notches a try and four conversions before being replaced

Kelly Brown gets his try

Rory Lamont sets up Kelly Brown, whose try puts Scotland within toucing distance of a half century of points

Ross Ford gets the Scots eighth try of the match

And replacement hooker Ross Ford edges Scotland even further ahead with their eighth try of the match

Wales players' sing their national anthem

Wales 42-17 Canada: Wales' players sing their national anthem ahead of the match against Canada in Nantes

Wales fans in Nantes

Welsh fans are out in force at Stade de la Beaujoire and hope their side make a good start to their World Cup campaign

James Hook converts a penalty

James Hook converts three early penalities to put Wales 9-0 ahead at the 20-minute mark

Jamie Cudmore scores a try

But Canada get the first try of the match when Jamie Cudmore bundles his way through a crowd of players

James Pritchard (left) celebrates as Craig Culpan goes over

Worse follows for Wales when Craig Culpan runs 80 metres to score another Canadian try

Morgan Williams gets a try

Wales need to improve in the second half but find themselves further behind after Morgan Williams' 44th-minute try

Sonny Parker goes over for a try

Trailing 17-9, Wales finally respond and Sonny Parker's try starts the fightback

Shane Williams goes over

Alun Wyn Jones' try puts Wales into the lead before Shane Williams notches two tries in as many minutes

Colin Charvis celebrates

Wales are in control and Colin Charvis' try puts the gloss on what turns out to be a resounding victory

Brian O'Driscoll gets Ireland's first try

Ireland 32-17 Namibia: Brian O'Driscoll touches down and tries from Andrew Trimble and Simon Easterby extend Ireland's lead

Jacques Nieuwenhuis

Jacques Nieuwenhuis registers a try for Namibia - and Piet van Zyl then adds another to worry the Irish

Jerry Flannery gets a late try

Ireland are unconvincing but their victory is sealed when replacement hooker Jerry Flannery goes over for a late try

Bryan Habana scores

South Africa 59-7 Samoa: Bryan Habana gets four of South Africa's tries as they win comfortably in Paris

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