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Pictures: Irish legends turn out for Anthony Foley memorial game

This is the eighth edition of the charity game ahead of the Six Nations clash between the countries.

AN IRELAND LEGENDS XV, hosted England this evening in a memorial game at the RDS for the late Anthony Foley, in the annual curtain-raiser to the Six Nations clash between the sides.

In the eighth edition of the charity event, rugby stars including Shane Byrne and Isaac Boss lined out for Ireland, while Paul O’Connell and Gordon D’Arcy were also in attendance.

World Cup winner Mike Tindall was among those representing England for the fixture ahead of tomorrow’s Six Nations finale, where England go in search of back-to-back Grand Slam titles.

Here’s some of the best images from the evening, where Ireland emerged victorious on a scoreline of 34-24.

Paul O'Connell poses with a fan Source: Colm O'Neill/INPHO

 

Simon Best poses with his sons Jack and Sam Simon Best alongside his sons Jack and Sam. Source: Colm O'Neill/INPHO

Ireland’s Shane Byrne with the Stuart Mangan Cup and Olive Foley ,Siofra Foley (daughter of Rosie Foley) and Tony Foley at the end of the match Ireland’s Shane Byrne Olive Foley ,Siofra Foley (daughter of Rosie Foley) and Tony Foley at the end of the match: Source: Inpho/Billy Stickland

 

Shane Byrne poses with the Stuart Mangan Memorial Cup Shane Byrne poses with the Memorial Cup. Source: Colm O'Neill/INPHO

Shane Byrne holds the Stuart Mangan Memorial Cup Players from the Ireland and England legends teams. Source: Colm O'Neill/INPHO

Gordon D'Arcy and Marcus Horan Former Irish players Gordon D'Arcy and Marcus Horan. Source: Colm O'Neill/INPHO

Both teams at the end of the match Both sets of players at the end of the game. Source: Inpho/Billy Stickland

Ireland’s Paul O'Connell at the end of the match Paul O'Connell with a fist pump at the end of the game. Source: Inpho/Billy Stickland

Lawrence Dallaglio England's Lawrence Dallaglio. Source: Colm O'Neill/INPHO

Chris Keane Ireland's Chris Keane has the elastics of his jersey tested. Source: Colm O'Neill/INPHO

David Wallace David Wallace about to offload the ball. Source: Colm O'Neill/INPHO

Anthony Foley's two sons Tony and Dan Foley share a joke with Alan Lewis Match referee Alan Lewis. Source: Colm O'Neill/INPHO

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