Sexton was forced to admit defeat in his battle to stay in the game, trotting off with a bloodied nose and facial injury.
However, he was not too happy about the treatment handed out to Sexton.
Stockdale has made a habit of picking off wide passes for interception tries, but admitted he can ill afford to take any risks given Scotland fly-half Finn Russell's playmaking talents.
Ireland finished the half strongly though, to ensure that they went to the break with the lead.
Scotland will meet Ireland in their opening Rugby World Cup Pool A game in Yokohama, Japan on September 22, with the victor in that fixture likely to top the group and avoid a possible quarter-final with defending champions New Zealand.
Townsend said: "We picked up two injuries from last week with WP [Nel] and Sam [Skinner] missing out, which is disappointing for us and them, but have had a boost with a number of proven test players returning from injury and available to us this week".
Laidlaw and Carbery exchanged penalties as Ireland maintained that nine-point advantage, and so it stayed, leaving Ireland mightily relieved to head home with the win.
Laidlaw slotted a penalty to put Scotland first on the board, only for Ireland to strike back through huge fortune.
Sam Johnson scored his first global try in a breathless first half and Laidlaw kicked eight points, but Ireland showed their experience to grind Scotland down after the break. Replacements: F Brown, J Bhatti, D Rae, B Toolis, R Harley, A Price, P Horne, B Kinghorn.
Into the Irelandteam comes Jack Conan, Chris Farrell, Quinn Roux and Rob Kearney while Scotland have also made four changes with Sean Maitland, Jonny Gray, Simon Berghan and back-row, Josh Strauss, all named in the team.
Replacements: 16-Sean Cronin, 17-Dave Kilcoyne, 18-Andrew Porter, 19-Ultan Dillane, 20-Josh van der Flier, 21-John Cooney, 22-Joey Carbery, 23-Jordan Larmour.
The Los Angeles Lakers are running out of time to make a deal with the Pelicans for Anthony Davis , and the team is in disarray. It was the first contest Davis was healthy enough to rejoin the team since sustaining the injury on January 18, sources said.
With the line at New England -2.5, there's no reason to expect big swings in the public betting percentages as kickoff closes in. The largest margin in a Patriots Super Bowl under this regime has been the eight points the Eagles beat them by a year ago.
Leaving the treaty would allow the Trump administration to counter the Chinese, but it's unclear how it would do that. America's NATO allies have said they "fully support" America's decision to withdraw from the INF Treaty.
Fallen trees have been blocking railway lines up and down the nation, including between Fareham and Eastleigh this evening. Flooding disrupted the Edinburgh-Glasgow line via Airdrie, between Easterhouse and Garrowhill in Glasgow.
The award-winning actor was married twice, having a son, Simon with his first wife Jane Wenham but the couple later divorced. However, he's never been one to take such awards too seriously, and would rarely attend the ceremonies.
The Tampa Bay Times reports that the following Democrats were selected to the new climate change committee: "Reps". The reaction on Twitter was unrestrained in its criticism, while other simply poked fun at Ocasio-Cortez's plan.
Going from that title, you might find it hard to guess that the Court just handed down a ruling in favor of abortion access. On Thursday, Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the court's four liberal justices in putting Louisiana's law on hold.
FYROM will then write to the United Nations, its member states and worldwide organizations, formally announcing the name change. Nationalist groups in both countries opposed the deal, with many saying it gave up too much to the other side.
The whole process should take about two weeks , after which all items and V-Bucks will be in a unified under one happy roof. You can begin the process by heading on over to the official site , where Epic has set up a page especially for this.
The North is also apparently demanding the inclusion of a multilateral peace treaty on the summit agenda. He said the USA has "contingencies" prepared in case negotiations fail, but did not give details.
Parker and Portis are the Bulls third and fourth-leading scorers behind Zach LaVine and Lauri Markkanen. What are they going to do, trade him? The biggest issue is that none of it is especially surprising.
That's a lot of money to commit to someone with Porzingis' injury, potentially without seeing him play beforehand. NY will clear salary cap space for free agency in the deal in addition to adding Smith.
The singer took to Twitter to clap back, as they say, at the Grammys for saying that she wasn't willing to put in the work. But what's more interesting is the insider insists she was the only performer given this ultimatum.
Keylor Navas has been the preferred one for the Copa del Rey and he will replace Thibaut Courtois in the line-up on Wednesday. On Saturday, he was treated on the sideline for a leg injury during a 2-2 draw with Valencia in which Messi scored twice.
It is only the 19th time out of the 123 recorded appearances that Phil has seen his shadow, the York Daily Record reported . As silly as it all may sound, the ceremonial tradition goes back to 1886 , and has maintained an enduring cultural legacy.
The Play edition comes with 2 GB RAM, 32 GB storage, a 3,000 mAh battery and a 13 MP rear camera with PDAF and zero shutter lag. Motorola's Moto G7 is available beginning today in Brazil and Mexico, and it will launch within a month in the USA for $299.
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas also said Germany had earmarked €5 million ($5.72 million) worth of assistance for Venezuela. Roughly 40 countries around the world have backed Guaido, who swore himself in as president in January.
The express New Zealand pacer has played only three T20s for his country so far but has managed to impress with seven wickets. India are likely to include Rishabh Pant and it will be interesting to see which player makes it into the team.
McCoy went on to talk about why they went with a surprise and sudden launch instead of hyping up the game beforehand. According to EA, Apex Legends has a few tricks up its sleeve that make it different from other battle royale games.
All told, Gonzalez managed to total up 1,325 receptions, 15,127 receiving yards and 111 receiving touchdowns during his career. Reed is the first pure safety to be inducted into the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility since Ken Houston in 1986.
This will be the 11th time the Patriots compete in the Super Bowl, and the third straight year they've contended for the title. The city also is ready to cast aside 19-year-old memories of the ice storm that put a deep freeze on its last Super Bowl.
Trump told Congressional leaders that he won't sign a spending bill which does not include funds for a border wall. Pelosi said she was open to negotiating funding for more ports of entry or additional border security technology.