• Wales' Justin Tipuric, centre, is tackled by Ireland's CJ Stander, right, and Jamie Heaslip during their 2016 Six Nations rugby match at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Sunday Feb. 7, 2016. (Brian Lawless / PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT - NO SALES - NO ARCHIVES

    Ireland, Wales draw 16-16 in Dublin in Six Nations opener

    DUBLIN (AP) — The boot of Jonathan Sexton came to the rescue as Ireland drew 16-16 with Wales in a Six Nations contest Sunday that featured dogged defense, pinpoint kicking and dollops of disappointment for both sides.