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19th Mar 2018

Everyone Is Embarrassed By Shane Ross’ Congratulatory Tweet To The Irish Rugby Team

James Fenton

Tributes have been pouring in for the triumphant Irish rugby team since their historic Grand Slam victory over England on Saturday. The squad arrived back Dublin yesterday and presumably celebrations at the Shelbourne Hotel would have gone on long into the night. 

Of course, one of the people on hand to greet the lads was Minister for Sport Shane Ross who took the opportunity to post a photo to Twitter of himself with Johnny Sexton and Rob Kearney. 

All well and good, except for one thing. He referred to Rob by the name of his brother Dave…

Facepalm or wha? Rob took the gaffe well though and sent a cheeky response of his own…

Maybe just leave the congrats messages to other people next time, Minister Ross…

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