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In Pics: The dream Ireland debuts of Jack McGrath and Dave Kearney

The Leinster duo began their international careers in style yesterday against Samoa.

THE LOOSEHEAD PROP who gets the nod from the start and ends up winning the man-of-the-match award.

And the winger who comes off the bench to bag two second-half tries.

Leinster duo Jack McGrath and Dave Kearney began their international careers in style for Ireland yesterday against Samoa.

Carlsberg don’t do Irish rugby debuts, but if they did…

In Pics: The dream Ireland debuts of Jack McGrath and Dave Kearney
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  • Jack McGrath arrives at the Aviva Stadium

    Source: ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan
  • McGrath getting set for action

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  • McGrath combines with Heaslip to bring down Johnny Leota

    Source: ©INPHO/Colm O'Neill
  • Brian O'Driscoll and Devin Toner congratulate McGrath

    Source: ©INPHO/Colm O'Neill
  • McGrath tackles Alapati Leuia

    Source: ©INPHO/Colm O'Neill
  • Dave Kearney scores his first try

    Source: ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan
  • Kearney celebrates his try with Rory Best and Devin Toner

    Source: ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan
  • Kearney scores his second try

    Source: ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne
  • Brothers In Arms - Dave and Rob Kearney

    Source: ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan
  • McGrath after the game

    Source: ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan
  • Kearney after the game

    Source: ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan
  • McGrath receives his man of the match award

    Source: ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

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