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Series victory over All Blacks is greatest team success in Irish sporting history

Tony Ward


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Ireland's Tadhg Furlong celebrates after series win over New Zealand at Sky Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand. Photo: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Ireland's Tadhg Furlong celebrates after series win over New Zealand at Sky Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand. Photo: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Ireland's Tadhg Furlong celebrates after series win over New Zealand at Sky Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand. Photo: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

What we witnessed on Saturday morning from Wellington was the greatest Irish team success in the history of our great, if relatively small, sports-daft nation.

And may we please be spared the pig-ignorant comments from a begrudging element on this little island as to the ‘friendly’ aspect to international rugby. There is no such thing.


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