Ireland’s rugby second-stringers stay unbeaten with win over Canada

Ireland’s second-stringers upheld their unbeaten rugby record against Canada in a 52-21 win at Lansdowne Road on Saturday.The Canadian men, ranked 18th in the world, dropped to 0-7-1 all-time against fifth-ranked Ireland.Tiernan O’Halloran, Keith Earls, Luke Marshall, Ultan Dillane, Kieran Marmion and James Tracy also had tries for the Irish in front of a sold-out crowd that included the Irish and Canadian women’s rugby teams.

Veterans DTH van der Merwe, Taylor Paris, and Matt Evans scored tries for Canada while Gordon McRorie was successful on all three conversions. Van der Merwe moved to within …
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