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Argentina humbled by seven-try Ireland

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Argentina suffered a record 46-24 defeat by Ireland at Lansdowne Road in Dublin on Saturday, as the hosts secured their place as a second-tier nation ahead of next month's World Cup draw. 

Argentina's Martin Landajo (centre) passes from the scrum against Ireland during their rugby union Test match in Dublin. Argentina have suffered a record 46-24 defeat by Ireland at Lansdowne Road in Dublin, as the hosts secured their place as a second-tier nation ahead of next month's World Cup draw.

An under-pressure Ireland turned on the style to score seven tries against Santiago Phelan's men, in a comprehensive display that made one question how they had endured such a torrid 2012 to date.

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