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Ireland down Wales in Six Nations opener

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Ireland survived a second-half comeback to kick-off their Six Nations campaign with a 30-22 victory here Saturday and consign Wales to an eighth successive defeat. 

Wales' Toby Faletau is held up on the line by Ireland's Jonny Sexton (L) during their Six Nations Rugby Union match at The Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, on February 2, 2013. Ireland won the match 30-22.

Declan Kidney's men raced into 30-3 lead thanks to tries from Simon Zebo, Cian Healy and Brian O'Driscoll.

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