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Ireland's Six Nations title aftermath: The best bits

By Ali Gordon

Super Saturday certainly lived up to its name but Sober Sunday may not have been quite the case. We bring you the Ireland rugby team's most hilarious post-victory moments. Well, of what we're allowed to see on social media anyway...

Between Jamie Heaslip's amazing tackle to deny a Stuart Hogg try, France taking it to the wire to deny England the title and Paul O'Connell and Sean O'Brien denying, well, anyone from anything, it was a day that will go down in history.

Wales began the day with a bruising 61-20 win over Italy to pile to pressure on Ireland and England, who knew they must rack up big scores to challenge for the title.

Then Ireland put in their performance of the tournament with a 40-10 triumph at Murrayfield to leave England with the massive task of requiring a points differential of 26 points to claim the title.

England and France, in a match that has been dubbed by many as the best of the tournament, battled right down to the final second but England's 55-35 just wasn't enough to beat the men in green.

So, with reason to celebrate, the Ireland team rightly indulged on Saturday evening and here we take a look at the brilliant incidents that followed.


Jamie Heaslip takes a selfie with the most delighted looking Gardai



Mike Ross takes to Twitter to question the boundaries of drunken food ordering in Scotland.



Sean O'Brien takes a plane selfie with Conor Murray and Sean Cronin wearing some um, trendy(?) glasses.



Be ready Dublin! #lunaticsontheloose

A photo posted by Seanobrien678 (@seanobrien678) on

Cian Healy executes 'Blue Steel' while Jamie Heaslip pulls off white socks and black trainers and Jordi Murphy looks like he's been taken out for the day with his embarrassing dads.



Sean Cronin assures the Twittersphere that he "had a quiet one".



Tommy Bowe brings a bit of Windsor Park to Murrayfield and teaches the Ireland squad the bouncy.



What a day

A video posted by @tommybowe on

Devin Toner takes a video of people taking a video of him at Murrayfield.



Support and atmosphere was phenomenal yesterday, huge thanks to everyone who made the effort.

A video posted by Devin Toner (@devtoner) on

Brian O'Driscoll wasn't even playing but he still offered his hangover help on Sunday.

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