Sunday 4 December 2016

A heroic performance for the ages by Ireland

Published 07/11/2016 | 02:30

Finlay Bealham celebrates victory Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
Finlay Bealham celebrates victory Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Famously, in the years that followed, about a quarter-of-a-million supporters claimed they too were in Thomond Park when Munster beat the All Blacks in 1978.

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Munster's place as the only Irish rugby team to defeat New Zealand changed on Saturday night.

In a home away from home in Chicago, a second Irish team beat the All Blacks.

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