• Eager anticipation: A fan pictured before the clash between Ireland and France
  • In good voice: Ireland's rugby players sing their national anthem...
  • ...as do the French
  • Conor Murray: Ireland's scrum-half in early action
  • Tough battle: France's captain Thierry Dusautoir grimaces
  • In the zone: France's fly-half Frederic Michalak prepares to kick a penalty
  • Spreading the play: Ireland centre Luke Marshall passes the ball in front of France fly-half Frederic Michalak
  • Fully committed: France full-back Yoann Huget is tackled by Ireland's hooker Rory Best
  • Try joy: James Heaslip of Ireland scores the first touchdown
  • On target: Paddy Jackson converts the try
  • Full of running: France's Number Eight Louis Picamoles also notches a try
  • Stopped in his tracks: Ireland's fly-half Paddy Jackson is tackled
  • Taking aim: Rob Kearney kicks the ball
  • Fully concentrating: France's loose head prop Thomas Domingo vies with Ireland's fly-half Paddy Jackson
  • Go on! A young fan roars Ireland on
  • Giving their all: Keith Earls is tackled by France's Vincent Clerc and Yoann Huget
  • Booting forwards: France's scrum-half Morgan Parra kicks the ball
  • Flying high: Ireland's fly-half Paddy Jackson and outside centre Brian O'Driscoll jump for the ball
  • Brought down: France's centre Florian Fritz is tackled by Luke Marshall
  • Injury blow: Eoin Reddan of Ireland is stretchered off

Ireland 13 France 13

Eager anticipation: A fan pictured before the clash between Ireland and France