Thursday 8 December 2016

'Just woke up from a MAD dream' - Twitter reacts to Ireland's historic first win over the All Blacks

Cian Murray

Published 05/11/2016 | 22:32

Simon Zebo, right, celebrates with team-mate Jonathan Sexton after scoring their side's fourth try against New Zealand during the International rugby match between Ireland and New Zealand at Soldier Field in Chicago, USA. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
Simon Zebo, right, celebrates with team-mate Jonathan Sexton after scoring their side's fourth try against New Zealand during the International rugby match between Ireland and New Zealand at Soldier Field in Chicago, USA. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Joe Schmidt's men defied the long odds to defeat the All Blacks in Chicago this evening.

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The men in green did it the hard way, with the Kiwi's getting back to within four points in the second half.

However, a late Robbie Henshaw try ensured the Irish would walk away with their first ever win over New Zealand.

Here is how Twitter reacted.

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