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What a day! Ireland's historic victory over South Africa captured in pictures
Ireland’s 26-20 victory in Cape Town was their first win on South African soil.

JOE SCHMIDT’S SIDE made history in South Africa today with a stunning 26-20 victory over the Springboks in Cape Town. Here’s a selection of the best images from this afternoon’s enthralling encounter.

Jared Payne’s try started it all off

Jared Payne scores a try Billy Stickland / INPHO Billy Stickland / INPHO / INPHO

South African-born CJ Stander sees red

CJ Stander receives a red card from referee Mathieu Raynal Billy Stickland / INPHO Billy Stickland / INPHO / INPHO

Jamie Heaslip sent crashing to the ground

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Andrew Trimble propels himself into the air

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Conor Murray looking for support

Conor Murray Billy Stickland / INPHO Billy Stickland / INPHO / INPHO

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Keith Earls on the attack

Keith Earls on the attack Billy Stickland / INPHO Billy Stickland / INPHO / INPHO

Tadgh Furlong celebrates with an emotional Devin Toner

Tadgh Furlong celebrates with Devin Toner after the match Billy Stickland / INPHO Billy Stickland / INPHO / INPHO

Paddy Jackson, Conor Murray and Keith Earls savouring the moment

Paddy Jackson, Conor Murray and Keith Earls celebrate after the match Billy Stickland / INPHO Billy Stickland / INPHO / INPHO

Head coach Joe Schmidt embraces Rory Best

Joe Schmidt celebrates with Rory Best after the match Billy Stickland / INPHO Billy Stickland / INPHO / INPHO

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