An average audience of 883,700 tuned in to RTÉ2 for Ireland’s thrilling Guinness Series win over New Zealand on Saturday.

More than half - 57% - of those watching TV at the time were watching RTÉ Sport’s live coverage on RTÉ2.

At its peak, over one million viewers were gripped at the very end of the game as Joe Schmidt’s men sealed a first ever victory over the All Blacks on home soil.

It is RTÉ's second most viewed sports broadcast of 2018, after the Croatia-England World Cup semi-final.

Meanwhile on RTÉ Player there were over 135,000 streams to the match at the weekend, 93,800 on Saturday and another 43,500 on Sunday as people relived the glory.

Tonight on RTÉ2 and RTÉ Player (8.00pm) Against The Head will feature extended highlights of the game while Daire O’Brien and guests Bernard Jackman, Donal Lenihan and Eddie O’Sullivan will look back on a historic night for Irish rugby.

Follow Ireland v United States via our liveblog on RTÉ.ie/sport and the News Now app, watch live on RTÉ2 and the RTÉ Player or listen to live commentary on RTÉ Radio 1 this Saturday (kick-off 6.30pm)