Argentina vs. Ireland: Score and Lessons Learned from Admiral Brown Cup

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Argentina vs. Ireland: Score and Lessons Learned from Admiral Brown Cup
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Ireland completed an unconvincing win over an inexperienced Argentina side in Resistencia, Argentina, on Saturday night, 29-17.

After a promising and lively first-half performance, Ireland faded and found their defensive line broken on a number of occasions. While it's only the first match of the tour, coach Joe Schmidt was likely hoping for better. Argentina were resting 13 senior players for the game ahead of the World Rugby Championship.

The Ireland coach will take some useful lessons, both positive and negative, into the second Test. 

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