Full Time
80:00
3:00am Mon October 17, 2022
Pool Matches - Week 1 - Headingley Stadium, Leeds - Crowd: 6320
80min

Conversion: Ireland
Attempted by Joe Keyes.

Joe Keyes will have the last action of the game. Misses. FULLTIME.

Ireland lead Jamaica 2 - 48 Ireland
80min

Try: Ireland
Scored by Frankie Halton. Kick to come.

Frankie Halton runs a good line and goes over.

Ireland lead Jamaica 2 - 48 Ireland
79min

Jamaica try something from the scrum. Alex Young spills it.

78min

George King eyes lit up with the try line in sight. Drops it.

77min

Conversion: Ireland
Kicked by Joe Keyes.

Keyes with his latest effort. Nails it.

Ireland lead Jamaica 2 - 44 Ireland
76min

Try: Ireland
Scored by James Bentley. Kick to come.

James Bentley just weaves across the line and dives over

Ireland lead Jamaica 2 - 42 Ireland
75min

Ireland looking for one more party piece. It is swung wide but touched by the Jamaican defence.

71min

Conversion: Ireland
Attempted by Joe Keyes.

Keyes misses from mid range.

Ireland lead Jamaica 2 - 38 Ireland
69min

Try: Ireland
Scored by James McDonnell. Kick to come.

Ireland are enjoying themselves now! Some good work from Myler opened up the field and James McDonnell finishes it.

Ireland lead Jamaica 2 - 38 Ireland
66min

Jamaica is challenging ANOTHER knock on.It will be SUCCESSFUL again! Jamaica hold onto the ball.

64min

Conversion: Ireland
Kicked by Joe Keyes.

Keyes from the right side. Straight over the black dot.

Ireland lead Jamaica 2 - 34 Ireland
62min

Try: Ireland
Scored by Louis Senior. Kick to come.

Louis Senior makes it a double with another walk in.

Ireland lead Jamaica 2 - 32 Ireland
59min

Ireland made a break then Josh Cook is brought down close. He engages with a defender but it is called to play on. On last, Toby King spills it.

58min

Jamaica use their challenge now. They are challenging the knock on ruling. It is SUCCESSFUL! Jamaica ball.

57min

Conversion: Ireland
Kicked by Joe Keyes.

Joe Keyes slots one!

Ireland lead Jamaica 2 - 28 Ireland
56min

Try: Ireland
Scored by Toby King. Kick to come.

Ireland are pulling out all the tricks now! They ran it on last, it was kept alive and a kick from Harry Rushton for Toby King is picked up.

Ireland lead Jamaica 2 - 26 Ireland
52min

Conversion: Ireland
Attempted by Joe Keyes.

Joe Keyes has taken over kicking duties. He hits the post as well!

Ireland lead Jamaica 2 - 22 Ireland
50min

Try: Ireland
Scored by Innes Senior. Kick to come.

Ireland just go the length of the field! It was a great run to get them in position. It is simple from the Irish at the end there as Innes Senior joins his brother on the scoresheet.

Ireland lead Jamaica 2 - 22 Ireland
48min

OH NO! Ashton Golding did the hard work. He earnt Jamaica a repeat set but HE KICKS on first. Richie Myler is there to recover.

46min

Oh dear. Jamaica tried to spread it from the scrum but Mo Agoro sees it go over the sideline. Touched by Ireland. Lucky break for Jamaica.

45min

PENALTY IRELAND! Another piggyback for the Wolfhounds.

45min

Jamaica make a good push but the grubber is tame and Richie Myler swallows it up

44min

CHALLENGE UNSUCCESSFUL! It remains a penalty.

44min

PENALTY JAMAICA! Stripped by the Ireland defence. They are CHALLENGING it.

40min

Jamaican kick it away and we're off again.

40min

We're back on for the second half! Can Jamaica find a way back or will the Irish go on with it.

40min

Penalty Goal: Jamaica
Kicked by Kieran Rush.

Kieran Rush has a chance to score Jamaica's first points. He pilots it through the sticks. That got a big cheer from the fans at the ground.

Ireland lead Jamaica 2 - 18 Ireland
40min

PENALTY JAMAICA! Offside.

38min

Keary has had a storming first half. He tries to set up Myler who spills it.

37min

Conversion: Ireland
Attempted by Ed Chamberlain.

Chamberlain looks to convert his own effort. He strides in, he hits the post again!

Ireland lead Jamaica 0 - 18 Ireland
35min

Try: Ireland
Scored by Ed Chamberlain. Kick to come.

Ireland made light work again. Quick hands and Ed Chamberlain goes over.

Ireland lead Jamaica 0 - 18 Ireland
35min

Jamaica try the kick on first tackle ala Mitchell but it doesn't work out.

32min

A coming together between James Bentley and a Jamaican player. It is much ado about nothing. Play on.

31min

RED LIGHTS.. NO TRY! It was a quick look and nope.

31min

VIDEO REFEREE TIME! Ireland stab a kick through and the attacker has been taken over the sideline.

31min

Jamaica drop it.

30min

PENALTY JAMAICA! Offside.

28min

James Bentley is hammered in the tackle and loses it.

27min

That was a Rush(ed) kick from Jamaica and they have invited Ireland back on the attack.

25min

Ben Jones-Bishop tries to stab a kick behind but it rolls over the sideline.

23min

Richie Myler puts down a huge bomb from Jamaica.

21min

Perfect end to the set from Keary. He lifted a kick into the corner and Jamaica are pinned on their line.

19min

Conversion: Ireland
Kicked by Ed Chamberlain.

Chamberlain finally raises the flags!

Ireland lead Jamaica 0 - 14 Ireland
18min

Try: Ireland
Scored by Brendan O'Hagan. Kick to come.

The late inclusion gets on the board! Brendan O'Hagan darts from dummy half and slams it down.

Ireland lead Jamaica 0 - 12 Ireland
17min

Luke Keary started the move with a break which got Ireland into position. He chips a kick which has to be shoveled over the dead ball.

16min

Conversion: Ireland
Attempted by Ed Chamberlain.

Chamberlain misses his second attempt. It hits the posts and goes out.

Ireland lead Jamaica 0 - 8 Ireland
15min

Try: Ireland
Scored by George King. Kick to come.

GREEN LIGHTS.. TRY! It was confirmed by the official. Saying it was momentum.

Ireland lead Jamaica 0 - 8 Ireland
15min

Some drama pre-match. Ireland didn't finalise their change in hooker. Josh Cook and Brandon O'Hagan swapping and thus been charged an interchange.

15min

George King looks to have dived over. Checking something.

14min

PENALTY IRELAND! They get a piggyback straight away.

14min

Conversion: Ireland
Attempted by Ed Chamberlain.

Kick is missed.

Ireland lead Jamaica 0 - 4 Ireland
13min

Try: Ireland
Scored by Louis Senior. Kick to come.

Ireland have opened the scoring. Move from the scrum and Louis Senior just walks in.

Ireland lead Jamaica 0 - 4 Ireland
11min

Ireland strip numbers on the right again but no finished product. Ed Chamberlain steps on the sideline.

10min

RED LIGHTS.. NO TRY! It won't be a try. It was touched by Jamaica. So 20 metre restart for the Irish.

9min

Jamaica get a set restart. The kick is through and looks to be off Ireland. We're off to the review. Ash Klein in the box.

8min

PENALTY JAMAICA! Ashton Golding gets the whistle.

7min

The attack from Ireland early hasn't been very fluid. A Keary pass goes to ground and Innes Senior is taken over the sideline.

4min

It is another raid down the wing for Ireland! This time on the right side but the pass is forward from Ed Chamberlain. Jamaica survive again.

1min

Ireland with the first effort. It is swung wide and Toby King is taken over the sideline.

Jamaica with first use!

Here we go! Ball in the air and away we go!

Here come the two teams! Jamaica in their green, black and yellow kit while Ireland are in the green as they get a generous ovation from the crowd. We will have the anthems then it will be go time!

Welcome to Headingley for the second game of Day 2 of the Rugby League World Cup! It is debutants Jamaica who take on a star-studded Ireland side to kick off Group C. We're set up for a fascinating clash for those awake in the southern hemisphere and those more local! Should be a good crowd in with a lot of support for both sides.

Referees & scorers:

Referee: Benjamin Casty

Touch Judges: Geoffrey Poumes, Neil Horton

Video Referee: Ashley Klein

JAMAICA MEN (2)
Tries:
Field Goals:
Two Point Field Goals:
Conversions:
Penalty Goals: Kieran Rush (1/1)

IRELAND MEN (48)
Tries: Ed Chamberlain, George King, Brendan O'Hagan, Louis Senior (2), Innes Senior, Toby King, James McDonnell, James Bentley, Frankie Halton
Field Goals:
Two Point Field Goals:
Conversions: Ed Chamberlain (1/4), Joe Keyes (3/6)
Penalty Goals: