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Video: Sky apologise after showing England's expletive-ridden huddle ahead of Ireland game

Published 14/08/2014 | 08:25

Pre-game huddles are meant for those gathered in the circle and if you eavesdrop you should be prepared to hear some swear words.

England captain Katy McLean cut loose in England's huddle before their semi-final victory over Phillip Doyle's Ireland in a moment which should not have been captured by TV cameras.

Sky later apologised for the expletives being broadcast before the watershed.

View the video below (warning: strong language):

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Niamh Briggs is tackled by Emily Scarratt in Ireland's Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final defeat to England in Paris. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
Niamh Briggs is tackled by Emily Scarratt in Ireland's Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final defeat to England in Paris. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
Ireland's Alison Miller is tackled by Danielle Waterman of England during the Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final in Paris. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
England's Joanna McGilchrist clings on to the ball in a maul while under pressure from ireland pair Claire Molloy (left) and Paula Fitzpatrick during the Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final in Paris. Picture credit: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
Ireland's Jenny Murphy gets a tackle in on Emma Croker of England during the Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final in Paris. Photo: Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images
Niamh Briggs indicates to referee Amy Perrett before Ireland are awarded their first try during the Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final in Paris. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
Niamh Briggs converts Tania Rosser's try for Ireland early in the first half of the Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final in Paris. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
Ireland captain Fiona Coghlan bursts through the England forward line past Tamara Taylor (left) and Sarah Hunter during the Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final in Paris. Picture credit: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
Kay Wilson touches down a try for England during the Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final against Ireland in Paris. Photo: Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images
Ireland lock Marie Louise Reilly views for the ball in a lineout with England's Tamara Taylor during the Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final in Paris. Photo: FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images
Ireland's Lynne Cantwell skips away from Rachael Burford of England during the Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final in Paris. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
England back row Alexandra Matthews is hauled down by two Ireland players during the Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final in Paris. Photo: FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images
Ireland's Ailis Egan races clear of Katy McLean of England during the Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final in Paris. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
A tearful Niamh Briggs after Ireland's defeat to England in the Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final in Paris. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
A tearful Grace Davitt (left) and her Ireland teammate Claire Molloy console each other after their Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final defeat to England in Paris. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
Dejected Ireland players Fiona Hayes (left) and Heather O'Brien wonder what could have been after their Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final defeat to England in Paris. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
Ireland captain Fiona Coghlan rallies her heroic teammates after their Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final defeat to England in Paris. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE

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