• Ireland fans arrived in confident mood ahead of the start of their Six Nations campaign
  • But Scotland supporters were hoping to watch a rare win in Dublin
  • Ireland centre Brian O'Driscoll  warms up ahead of a record-breaking 129th cap for his country
  • Scotland made most of the early running and David Denton almost scored in the corner
  • Sean Maitland was forced out of the game in the first half with a leg injury
  • The Scotland line-out failed to fire in the opening exchanges
  • Stand-in captain Jamie Heaslip was denied the first try of the match when held up just short of the Scotland line
  • But Ireland made the breakthrough on the stroke of half-time through Andrew Trimble
  • Cian Healy charges upfield as Ireland pile on the pressure
  • Brothers in arms: Kearney boys Rob and Dave stop Max Evans in his tracks
  • Rob Kearney barged his way over in the 72nd minute to seal the win

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Ireland fans arrived in confident mood ahead of the start of their Six Nations campaign