WATCH: Reaction of fans at the match to Ireland’s narrow win

Reporter Stephen Rogers got the views of the Ireland fans at the Olympic Stadium after their victory over Italy.

It might not have been pretty but a win's a win was the general consensus.

The narrow victory was a reality check about the size of the task facing Ireland, but most of the fans were happy enough with the result and ready to celebrate.

Video by Dan Linehan

Asked about the crucial game against France next week, one phrase was said over and over.

“It’s gonna be tough.”

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The Irish Examiner's Rugby Correspondent Simon Lewis gives his views on Ireland after their RWC clash with Italy at the Olympic Stadium.

Video by Dan Linehan.

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