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C’mon Ireland!!!

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Minimamame Sat 08-Feb-20 15:14:24

Really hope the boys get a win today smile

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LeekMunchingSheepShagger Sat 08-Feb-20 15:16:58

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

<runs away>

missyB1 Sat 08-Feb-20 15:18:42

I’ve got my brand new Ireland jersey on - so that will be the kiss of death then! grin

Minimamame Sat 08-Feb-20 15:26:27

Well you’re definitely getting the blame if it goes wrong for us today missyB1 wink

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missyB1 Sat 08-Feb-20 16:11:08

Yeay!! The shirt did good! smile smile

lydiarose Sat 08-Feb-20 16:13:06

Can you solve a puzzle for me please? Why do they sing two different songs at the beginning?

JaneJeffer Sat 08-Feb-20 16:17:29

Because the players are from both Ireland and Northern Ireland lydia

MoltoAgitato Sat 08-Feb-20 16:17:58

Rugby Union is one of the few sport where the island of Ireland play as one. So Ireland’s Call is the official anthem, but when playing at home they also sing the Irish national anthem.

missyB1 Sat 08-Feb-20 16:19:14

The two songs is a political thing relating to Ireland’s past. Well the National anthem is the political one and Ireland’s call is the non political option. But they sing both at the rugby. I think that’s right anyway......

lydiarose Sat 08-Feb-20 16:23:55

Ah I see, that makes sense. Congratulations on you win 👏

Minimamame Sat 08-Feb-20 16:59:02

Brilliant stuff today. Well done lads!

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