GALLERY: Ireland defeat Italy in nine-try rout

It finished 58-15 in the Aviva Stadium

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Jamie Heaslip celebrates scoring his first try. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Ireland recorded their first win of the Six Nations with a comfortable 58-15 win over Italy at the Aviva Stadium.

On a comfortable day for the team, Joe Schmidt saw Andrew Trimble, Jack McGrath, CJ Stander, Jamie Heaslip (twice), Jared Payne, Sean Cronin, Ian Madigan and Fergus McFadden cross the tryline in a nine-try rout.

 

The Italy team sing their anthem. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Colm O'Neill

Ireland's Andrew Trimble scores their first try. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Ireland's CJ Stander scores their third try. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Ireland's Robbie Henshaw with Mattia Bellini of Italy. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Ireland's Sean Cronin scores a try. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Italy's David Odiete scores a try. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Italy's Sergio Parisse dejected after conceding another try. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Ireland's Robbie Henshaw with Abraham Steyn of Italy. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan