Newly crowned 6 nations and grand slam champions Ireland have been declared British by the BBC, Sky Sports and The Sun after winning the contest for the third time in five years.
Following hot on the heels of claiming Sonia O’Sullivan, Stephen Roche, Oscar Wilde, George Bernard Shaw, Derby O’ Gill and Fionn McCumhaill , tayto crisps and Guinness all come from the UK, sporting reporters have defended their claims this time round.
”In coverage widely labeled a win for the ‘home nations’ the general tone was how good it was to see all round spiffing English speaking chaps taking home the trophy.”
English Rugby officials are organizing an open top bus parade around London with the Irish Players, sponsored by Kerrygold and RTE player. With music provided by famous English bands Aslan, U2 and The Script.
National treasure Graham Norton will host the event, reading passages from famous English poets like Seamus Heaney.
“In no way is this an attempt to fuck with the Irish team psychologically after Saturday’s game,” claimed English Rugby representative Victoria Churchill Cromwell, “we’re all delighted a side from the home nations is taking home the grand slam. And on today of all perfect days. After all St. Patrick was British!”