Six Nations - Rome, 5 February 2011, 15:30 local, 14:30 GMT
Italy (6) 11 - 13 (3) Ireland (FT)

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Summary

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6 3 - 0

PENALTY Bergamasco give the home side the lead.

27 3 - 3

PENALTY Sexton levels the scores from the kicking tee.

40 6 - 3

PENALTY Bergamasco gives Italy a narrow lead at the break with his second successful kick.

43 6 - 8

TRY O'Driscoll crosses for the opening try of the game to give Ireland the lead.

44 6 - 10

CONVERSION Sexton adds the extras to cement the visitors' advantage.

73

YELLOW CARD Trouble for Ireland as Leamy is sin-binned for hands in the ruck.

74 11 - 10

TRY Huge roar as McLean crosses in the corner for the home side.

77 11 - 13

DROP GOAL Ireland snatch the game out of Italy's grasp thanks to an O'Gara drop goal.

Timeline

Time Italy  Score  Ireland
0 start of first half start of first half
6 Bergamasco - penalty goal 3 - 0
10 Gori - sub off
Canavosio - sub on
27 3 - 3 Sexton - penalty goal
36 Perugini - sub off
Lo Cicero Vaina - sub on
40 Bergamasco - penalty goal 6 - 3
40+1 end of first half end of first half
40 start of second half
Lo Cicero Vaina - sub off
Perugini - sub on
start of second half
43 6 - 8 O'Driscoll - try
44 6 - 10 Sexton - conversion
50 Bernabo - sub on
Sole - sub off
54 Dellape - sub off
del Fava - sub on
63 Reddan - sub on
O'Leary - sub off
64 Lo Cicero Vaina - sub on
Perugini - sub off
Ghiraldini - sub off
Ongaro - sub on
65 Sexton - sub off
O'Gara - sub on
69 Sgarbi - sub off
Garcia - sub on
71 Orquera - sub on
Burton - sub off
73 Leamy - yellow card
O'Connell - sub off
Cullen - sub on
74 McLean - try 11 - 10
76 Best - sub off
Cronin - sub on
PR Wallace - sub on
D'Arcy - sub off
Ross - sub off
Court - sub on
77 11 - 13 O'Gara - drop goal
80 end of second half
end of half
end of second half
end of half
0
80

Notes

 
Result Ireland won by a margin of 2 points
Six Nations points Ireland 2, Italy 0
 
Ground name Stadio Flaminio, Rome
Attendance 32000
 
Referee R Poite (France)
 
Italy Test debuts none
Ireland Test debuts FL McFadden

Teams

Italy Ireland
Tries McLean (74) Tries O'Driscoll (43)
Cons none Cons Sexton (44)
Pens Bergamasco (6, 40) Pens Sexton (27)
Drops none Drops O'Gara (77)

Match stats

Italy   Ireland
1 Tries 1
0 from 1 Conversion goals 1 from 1
2 from 3 Penalty goals 1 from 1
50.0% Kick at goal success 100.0%
0 (2 missed) Dropped goals 1
Kick/pass/run
18 Kicks from hand 23
115 Passes 179
98 Runs 123
227 Metres run with ball 369
Attacking
50% Possession 50%
48% Territory 52%
1 Clean breaks 5
2 Defenders beaten 12
3 Offloads 7
87 from 93 (93.5%) Rucks won 102 from 105 (97.1%)
10 from 11 (90.9%) Mauls won 3 from 3 (100.0%)
15 Turnovers conceded 16
Defensive
118/12 Tackles made/missed 112/2
90.8% Tackling success rate 98.2%
Set pieces
9 won, 2 lost (81.8%) Scrums on own feed 3 won, 0 lost (100.0%)
16 won, 3 lost (84.2%) Lineouts on own throw 8 won, 1 lost (88.9%)
Discipline
7 Penalties conceded 14
0/0 Yellow/red cards 1/0

Italy stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB McLean 1/0 5 4/1/7 59 1 0 0 2 2/0 1/0 0 0/0
W Masi 0/0 0 0/4/6 31 0 0 1 0 5/0 0/0 0 0/0
C Canale 0/0 0 1/2/6 16 0 0 0 1 4/1 0/0 0 0/0
C Sgarbi 0/0 0 0/4/4 4 0 0 0 0 15/1 0/0 2 0/0
W Bergamasco 0/0 6 1/2/1 8 0 0 0 0 4/1 1/0 0 0/0
FH Burton 0/0 0 5/11/4 10 0 0 1 0 1/2 0/0 0 0/0
SH Gori 0/0 0 0/7/0 0 0 0 0 0 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
P Perugini 0/0 0 0/0/5 0 0 1 0 0 7/0 0/0 0 0/0
H Ghiraldini 0/0 0 0/0/4 14 0 1 0 0 4/1 0/0 0 0/0
P Castrogiovanni 0/0 0 0/2/13 18 0 0 0 0 9/1 0/0 1 0/0
L Dellape 0/0 0 0/0/3 2 0 0 0 2 10/1 4/0 1 0/0
L Geldenhuys 0/0 0 0/0/12 9 0 0 0 1 12/1 0/0 0 0/0
F Sole 0/0 0 0/0/1 0 0 0 0 0 6/1 0/0 1 0/0
F Zanni 0/0 0 0/0/5 13 0 0 0 2 9/0 6/1 0 0/0
N8 Parisse 0/0 0 0/0/12 39 0 0 0 3 13/1 1/0 0 0/0
(H) Ongaro 0/0 0 0/0/2 1 0 0 0 0 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
(P) Lo Cicero Vaina 0/0 0 0/1/3 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(L) del Fava 0/0 0 0/0/5 1 0 0 0 1 3/1 2/0 0 0/0
(F) Bernabo 0/0 0 0/0/1 0 0 0 0 0 7/0 1/0 0 0/0
(SH) Canavosio 0/0 0 6/72/2 2 0 0 0 2 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
(FH) Orquera 0/0 0 1/7/0 0 0 0 0 1 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(C) Garcia 0/1 0 0/2/2 0 0 0 1 0 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
Key T/A Tries / Try Assists Pts Points scored
K/P/R Kick / Pass / Run MR Metres Run with ball
CB Clean Breaks DB Defenders Beaten OL OffLoads TO TurnOvers
Tack Tackles made / missed LO LineOuts won on throw / stolen on opp throw
Pen Penalties conceded Y/R Yellow / Red cards

Ire stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Fitzgerald 0/0 0 6/6/9 66 1 2 0 0 3/0 1/0 0 0/0
W McFadden 0/0 0 0/2/7 24 0 0 1 0 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
C O'Driscoll 1/0 5 3/6/8 38 2 2 0 4 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
C D'Arcy 0/0 0 0/7/5 18 0 1 0 4 7/0 0/0 0 0/0
W Earls 0/0 0 3/6/9 58 0 1 0 1 6/0 0/0 0 0/0
FH Sexton 0/0 5 8/33/4 5 1 0 1 1 4/0 0/0 0 0/0
SH O'Leary 0/1 0 1/90/4 16 0 0 0 1 5/0 0/0 2 0/0
P Healy 0/0 0 0/2/9 23 0 1 0 0 7/0 0/0 5 0/0
H Best 0/0 0 0/0/3 0 1 0 0 0 5/0 0/0 0 0/0
P Ross 0/0 0 0/0/6 4 0 1 0 0 4/0 0/0 1 0/0
L O'Callaghan 0/0 0 0/3/9 6 0 1 2 0 16/0 5/0 1 0/0
L O'Connell 0/0 0 0/4/5 3 0 0 1 0 9/1 2/0 1 0/0
F Leamy 0/0 0 0/2/13 25 0 0 1 2 9/1 0/0 1 1/0
F DP Wallace 0/0 0 0/3/13 23 0 1 0 1 5/0 0/0 1 0/0
N8 O'Brien 0/0 0 0/6/18 49 0 2 1 2 13/0 0/0 1 0/0
(H) Cronin 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
(P) Court 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
(L) Cullen 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 4/0 0/0 0 0/0
(SH) Reddan 0/0 0 0/7/0 0 0 0 0 0 2/0 0/0 1 0/0
(FH) O'Gara 0/0 3 2/2/0 0 0 0 0 0 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
(C) PR Wallace 0/0 0 0/0/1 11 0 0 0 0 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
Key T/A Tries / Try Assists Pts Points scored
K/P/R Kick / Pass / Run MR Metres Run with ball
CB Clean Breaks DB Defenders Beaten OL OffLoads TO TurnOvers
Tack Tackles made / missed LO LineOuts won on throw / stolen on opp throw
Pen Penalties conceded Y/R Yellow / Red cards

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