Ireland beat Scotland 24-20 to scoop their second victory of the World Rugby Under-20 Championship at Stadio San Michele on Saturday. The Scottish Juniors were down by 12 points at the break despite coach Sean Lineen making eight changes to a side that lost 68-10 to New Zealand. Both sides had a solid start to the match but the Wolfpuppies found the opening points in the 10th minute through a Billy Dardis try.
Both sides successfully slotted home their penalties in the early minutes of the second stanza to make it 18-6 heading to the hour mark. Lewis Carmichael dotted his side’s first try of the match in the 61st minute. Niall Carolan’s men quickly answered with points of their own to make it 21-13.
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