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Leinster/Ulster win as Aviva Stadium hosts first match

Craig Gilroy scores a try in Saturday's opening game at the Aviva Stadium
Craig Gilroy scores a try in Saturday's opening game at the Aviva Stadium

The new Aviva Stadium staged its first game on Saturday with a Leinster/Ulster side cruising to a 68-0 win over a Munster/Connacht selection.

Tries from Craig Gilroy, Luke Marshall (2), Andrew Boyle (2) and Sam Coughlan Murray gave Leinster/Ulster a 42-0 lead at half-time.

Boyle, Gilroy, Connor Spence and Michael McAuley added further tries in the second half.

The 50,000-seat venue in Dublin is on the old Lansdowne Road site.



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