The reaction to Ireland’s win over New Zealand

first_imgThe Guardian’s Rob Kitson linked this Irish performance to one by England in the lead-up to the 2003 World Cup – we’ll have to wait to see if a world triumph follows next year… Green giants: Ireland celebrate their win over New Zealand (Getty Images) Justin Marshall: “this game has got everything.”My mate, quick as a flash: “no it doesn’t have two all black tries”.#IREvNZL— Jim Kayes (@JimKayes) November 17, 2018 Find out how people have reacted to the Irish win over the All Blacks in Dublin Paddy Wallace captured commentator Michael Corcoran in full swing in the closing seconds… That was an incredible day for Irish rugby. Lots of us waited years for that & some of the younger spectators believe that can happen all the time . They are our future, thankfully . @IrishRugby @rugbyunited #TeamOfUs— Jonathan Meade (@Meadejonathan) November 17, 2018 Rugby Players Ireland did their own interpretation of Stockdale’s try, which proved the difference between the two teams… LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALSSkip AdAds by Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton, who played superbly in this fixture and is in the running for the World Player of the Year award, posted this on Instagram…center_img The reaction to Ireland’s win over New ZealandIreland achieved a famous win against New Zealand at the Aviva Stadium to make it two victories in three Tests over the world champions in two years.Johnny Sexton kicked 11 points and Jacob Stockdale scored a try, while Beauden Barrett kicked two penalties and a drop-goal – but New Zealand failed to score a try.Related: Historic win for Ireland over New Zealand in DublinSo what have people had to say about the triumph? Here’s a look at some of the best reactions from social media…Former Ireland wing Tommy Bowe kept it simple with this… Joe Schmidt and the Ireland players all hailed the incredible atmosphere created by the crowd and some of those in attendance have posted about their experiences… World Rugby chief executive Brett Gosper turned attentions to Japan 2019… Kiwi reporter Jim Kayes tweeted this amusing post… It was an incredible game of rugby in Dublin, a match worthy of the top two sides in the world. Now the build-up to the World Cup begins in earnest.Follow Rugby World on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Congratulations @IrishRugby on victory over @AllBlacks. Talk of Ireland wining a @rugbyworldcup must be fighting with Guinness for a place on Irish lips tonight.— Brett Gosper (@brettgosper) November 17, 2018In the post-match press conference New Zealand coach Steve Hansen also looked ahead to next year’s World Cup, insisting that Ireland are now favourites even though the All Blacks remain ranked as the best side in the world… Tom Hamilton, of ESPN, was hugely impressed by the victory…last_img

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