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20th Mar 2017

PIC: English Newspaper Prematurely Congratulates England On Grand Slam Victory

James Fenton

We’re not laughing, we swear.

As most of you will know, the Irish rugby team defeated England 13-9 on Saturday, thereby denying the old enemy back-to-back Grand Slams as well as world record for consecutive international victories. 

Nobody appeared to tell The Sunday Times digital editions over in England however, as they went with a celebratory article congratulating Eddie Jones’ men on victory.

Penned by former England international Stuart Barnes, the piece has got a few people sniggering online:

To be fair, they are Six Nations champions once more but we weren’t going to let them away with this one.

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