Ireland Win the Triple Crown at Twickenham.

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In a dramatic finish, Ireland score a late try at Twickenham to beat England and win the Triple Crown in March 2006.

  • Title
    Six Nations Rugby, England v Ireland
  • 1st Broadcast
    18/03/2006
  • Contributor
    Michael Corcoran
    Ciaran Fitzgerald
  • Clip Duration
    00:06:27
  • Material Type
    Audio
  • Series title
    Saturday Sport
  • Clip title
    Ireland Win the Triple Crown at Twickenham.
  • Extended description

    In a dramatic finish, Ireland score a late try at Twickenham to beat England and win the Triple Crown in March 2006.

    After Hugh Watkins checks the grounding of the ball, Shane Horgan and Ireland are awarded the crucial score and win the Triple Crown. Ronan O'Gara follows up with a successful conversion to give Ireland the win by 28 points to 24.

  • Information

    'Saturday Sport' is a weekly sports programme on RTÉ Radio 1 covering all the day's sporting action.

    This programme covered all the matches on that day in the 6 Nations Championships. Presented by John Kenny with commentary from Michael Corcoran and Ciaran Fitzgerald, the programme brought all the action from the Ireland-England game together with news from the games between Italy and Scotland, and Wales and France.

    The accompanying image shows Shane Horgan scoring that try.

  • Local keywords
    Michael Corcoran, Ciaran Fitzgerald, Triple Crown, Twickenham, Shane Horgan, Ronan O'Gara
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Sport
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ Radio One
  • Production year
    2006
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    SF239576
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    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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