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Summary

  1. Full-time score: Wales 22-9 Ireland
  2. Wales deal Ireland's Six Nations title hopes a major blow
  3. England will retain title if they beat Scotland on Saturday
  4. North scores two tries for Wales, Roberts gets clincher
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By Tom Rostance

All times stated are UK

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  1. Exhausting.

    FT: Wales 22-9 ireland

  2. 'It was a penalty'

    Wales 22-9 Ireland

    Keith Wood

    Former Ireland captain on BBC One

    On the late decision to disallow an Ireland try:

    "It's very tight, as tight a margin as you could imagine, but it was a penalty." 

  3. Rugby world reacts...

    FT: Wales 22-9 Ireland

  4. 'We owed that to Wales'

    Wales 22-9 Ireland

    Man of the match Rhys Webb: "We knew we were one performance away from winning a game, they have been down to fine margins every week.

    "We showed glimpses of what we can do and there is more to come from us. You don't become a bad team over night."

    Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones: "We owed that to the Welsh people and to ourselves. We haven't done ourselves justice in the last two games."

  5. 'Phenomenal'

    FT: Wales 22-9 ireland

    Paul O'Connell

    Former Ireland captain on BBC One

    Phenomenal match.

    These boys are going to be so sore for next week's game.

    At some of the breaks in play, you wondered how they were going to carry on.

  6. Full-time

    Wales 22-9 Ireland

    Jamie Roberts celebrates

    What a win for Wales! It all but ends Ireland's chances of winning the Six Nations and ensures that the spotlight shining on England v Scotland remains doubly bright. 

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    Shaun Edwards celebrates

    Ali Mason:  Potentially one of the best defensive performances I've ever seen.

    Wales defence coach Shaun Edwards would agree. He's cracked a smile....

  8. Post update

    Wales 22-9 Ireland

    George North, smelling an unlikely bonus point for Wales, cuts and goes from halfway and leaves a few Irish defenders in his wake. One more man and he's away but he's wrapped up in the end. He is electrifying over 10-20 yards...

  9. Captain's performance

    Ireland lost three of their 10 line-outs throws, halting their attacking momentum. Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones earned two of those steals...

  10. First Webb, now Warburton

    Wales 22-9 Ireland

  11. Post update

    Wales 22-9 Ireland

    Ireland steal the scrum as we tick into over time. Play rumbles on. 

  12. 'Wales produced the goods'

    Wales 22-9 Wales

    Paul O'Connell

    Former Ireland captain on BBC One

    Wales were a world class team playing badly. And they've absolutely produced the goods today.

    A few crucial line-out steals and the enthusiasm from their back-row is phenomenal to see.

  13. Post update

    Wales 22-9 Ireland

    Tommy Bowe goes off injured

    Wales have made 155 tackles, Ireland 150. There's not a man out there in good shape as replacement Tommy Bowe has to leave on a motorised cart. He wears the look of a 33-year-old who knows he may not have many more of these in the tank. 

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    Tom Miszkowski:  Licking my lips at the prospect of Halfpenny, North, Sexton, Itoje, Vunipola, Farrell et al hooking up in NZ this Summer.

  15. High praise from an Englishman...

    Wales 22-9 Ireland

  16. Post update

    Wales 22-9 Ireland

    What a game of rugby this has been. The scoreline suggests a comfortable win for Wales but that's not the word I would use. Immense defence shown from both sides in large spells, and Wales have found their cutting edge this evening. 

  17. Converted try (Halfpenny)

    Wales 22-9 Ireland

    Leigh Halfpenny adds the extras and that will be that.

  18. 'Faletau's fresh legs'

    Wales 22-9 Ireland

    Jonathan Davies

    Former Wales fly-half on BBC One

    Fresh legs in Taulupe Faletau.

    Sexton has tried every pass in the book to unlock this defence. 

    He tries the little chip but Faletau gets to him and Roberts is the try-scorer.

  19. Roberts wins it for Wales!

    Wales 20-9 Ireland

    Jamie Roberts scores a try

    Johnny Sexton eventually runs out of options, he goes for the kick from deep in his own 22, desperate to find a way out, he's charged down by one replacement Taulupe Faletau and it's gathered in by another, Jamie Roberts.

    He hasn't got a clear run in but does enough to bundle his way over the line. And that's the win!

  20. Try - Wales 20-9 Ireland

    Jamie Roberts