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The reactions to Ireland's second try are too painful to watch again

We believed.

SO NEAR, BUT yet, so far.

When Luke Fitzgerald tore through the Argentinian defence and popped the ball off to Jordi Murphy to score, Ireland’s comeback was well and truly on.

It brought Ireland back to within three points, 20-17, at the very start of the second half.

Source: World Rugby

Look at that fist pump from Paulie. He truly believed that this was the moment:

paulie Source: World Rugby

Even President Higgins believed:

mdh Source: World Rugby

Ugh.

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