5 Jun 2012

Ireland, Argentina score upsets at Junior World Championship

11:42 am on 5 June 2012

Ireland and Argentina have scored upset wins on the opening day of the Junior Rugby World Championship in South Africa.

Ireland beat the hosts 23-19, while Argentina beat France 18-15.

Four-time defending champions New Zealand beat Samoa 63-0, while their next opponents Wales beat Fiji 44-18.

In other matches England beat Italy 64-5 and Australia beat Scotland 67-12.