Sums it up:
— Trendsmap Ireland (@TrendsIreland) November 24, 2013
Even Joey Barton feels sorry for Ireland:
Hats off to Ireland, they were brilliant today. Great game of rugby.
— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) November 24, 2013
A disappointingly factual Dara O’Briain fails to provide a gag to ease a nation’s pain:
Ah, that was heartbreaking. 20 seconds from the win.
— Dara Ó Briain (@daraobriain) November 24, 2013
Una Foden – we had the same reaction the last time we had to listen to a Saturdays’ song:
— Una Foden (@UnaTheSats) November 24, 2013
Let’s all blame Kevin Kilbane:
— Kevin Kilbane (@kdkilbane77) November 24, 2013
Barry McGuigan is well used to pain, but this one still hurts:
What a magnificent performance by Ireland against the All Blacks, I'm so gutted for @BrianODriscoll that they didn't pull it off.
— Barry McGuigan (@ClonesCyclone) November 24, 2013
People say that all Piers Morgan does is talk shite about football. That’s really unfair. He can also talk shite about rugby too:
Heart-break for Ireland. But credit to the All Blacks, one of the greatest sporting comebacks ever.
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) November 24, 2013
Wales winger, George North sympathises:
Heartbreaking for Ireland!
— George North (@George_North) November 24, 2013
The legend that is Paul McGrath takes time to show his enduring class:
congrats to the all blacks !
— Paul McGrath (@Paulmcgrath5) November 24, 2013
Clare Balding is as even-handed as ever:
if there is any justice in the world, this conversion will miss – a draw will be a fair result. Unbelievable fitness & resilience from NZ
— Clare Balding (@clarebalding) November 24, 2013
The Saw Doctors try to provide some relief:
— The Saw Doctors (@sawdoctors) November 24, 2013
Former England captain and something to do with Princess Diana, Will Carling is in a similar mood:
Heartbreaking for Ireland, but in awe of the composure, precision & attitude of the ABs. That is why they are the best team in the world
— Will Carling (@willcarling) November 24, 2013
Dai Lama doesn’t disappoint:
The All Blacks are now walking down O'Connell Street telling children that Santa isn't real. #heartbreakers
— Dai Lama (@WelshDalaiLama) November 24, 2013
Colm Tobin – the less famous, but no less amusing one:
I backed a draw. Can you even imagine how depressed I am right now?
— Colm Tobin (@colmtobin) November 24, 2013