Sunday 17 December 2017

Video: Tommy Bowe shows what the on-pitch celebrations were like from a player's perspective

Robbie Henshaw, Luke Fitzgerald, Tommy Bowe and Ian Madigan celebrate after the game.
Robbie Henshaw, Luke Fitzgerald, Tommy Bowe and Ian Madigan celebrate after the game.
Declan Whooley

Declan Whooley

Ireland added a glorious chapter to its rugby history in Murrayfield yesterday and there was as much excitement among the players as there was in the stands.

A nail-biting finish in Twickenham saw Ireland claim the title following a 40-10 victory over Scotland and the players returned for the presentation with many Irish supporters still in the stadium to salute their heroes.

"We never imagined that the lower tier of the stadium was rammed with Irish people," captain Paul O'Connell said the pitch celebrations.

On the winners stage Tommy Bowe captured the mood among the players with a short video of the jubilant squad.

"What a day," he tweeted along with an Instagram video of the celebrations.

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