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Saturday, 9 November, 2002, 14:17 GMT
Clockwatch: Ireland 18-9 Australia
All the incidents from Ireland v Australia at Lansdowne Road

All the action from Lansdowne Road as Ireland beat World champions Australia.

The latest incidents come first. Please scroll down for earlier action.


87 mins: Referee Walsh blows the final whistle and Ireland celebrate their first home victory over Australia for 34 years.

80 mins: Australia pile on the pressure as the match enters seven minutes of stoppage time.

63 mins: Ireland are penalised for handling in a ruck, giving Aussie full-back Burke the opportunity to land his third penalty.
Ireland 18-9 Australia

57 mins: O'Gara lands a magnificent penalty against the stiff breeze to stretch Ireland's lead.
Ireland 18-6 Australia

49 mins: Australia go close to a try but the video adjudicator rules that Ireland's Shane Horgan got downward pressure before Stirling Mortlock.

47 mins: Flyhalf O'Gara's fine kicking form continues as he lands his fifth penalty to restore Ireland's nine-point lead.
Ireland 15-6 Australia

44 mins: Burke reduces the arrears with a penalty. Ireland 12-6 Australia

John Kelly replaces Ireland's injured winger Denis Hickie

Half-time: Ireland 12-3 Australia

37 mins: O'Gara makes it four penalties from four to restore Ireland's nine-point advantage.
Ireland 12-3 Australia

34 mins: Matt Burke scores Australia's first points with a penalty and passes the 800-point mark in international rugby.
Ireland 9-3 Australia

29 mins: Australia are penalised for offside again allowing O'Gara to covert a straightforward penalty.
Ireland 9-0 Australia

18 mins: O'Gara lands his second penalty to give Ireland a deserved six-point advantage. Ireland 6-0 Australia

16 mins: ACT lock Justin Harrison comes on as a replacement for Owen Finegan who has a shoulder injury.

12 mins: Ronan O'Gara gets the first points of the game with a penalty from just outside the '22'.
Ireland 3-0 Australia

9 mins: Australia threaten near Ireland's try-line but are guilty of a knock-on.

2 mins: Ireland, with the elements in their favour, make an encouraging start on a rain-sodden pitch, pressing close to the Australian line.


Ireland: Dempsey, S. Horgan, B. O'Driscoll, Maggs, Hickie, O'Gara, Stringer, Corrigan, S. Byrne, Hayes, Longwell, O'Kelly, V. Costello, Foley, Gleeson.
Replacements: G. Easterby, Humphreys, Kelly, Sheahan, P. Wallace, Cullen, A. Quinlan.

Australia: Burke, Sailor, Mortlock, Herbert, Staniforth, Larkham, Gregan, Stiles, Freier, Noriega, Finegan, Giffin, Cockbain, Smith, Kefu.
Replacements: Cannon, Darwin, Harrison, Croft, Whitaker, Flatley, Giteau.

Referee: Steve Walsh (New Zealand)


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