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Six nations: on the way to achieving the Grand Slam, Ireland receives the support of … Joe Biden


LE SCAN SPORT – The President of the United States has sent a message of support to the XV of Clover, which could achieve the Grand Slam against England this Saturday.

This Saturday (6 p.m.), Ireland is on a mission.

First and undefeated in the Tournament, the XV of Clover could win the fourth Grand Slam in its history after 1948, 2009 and 2018, if it managed to beat England.

And on this possibly historic day for Ireland, Andy Farrell's men received strong support.

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Joe Biden, the President of the United States - who is also the distant cousin of ex-Irish international Rob Kearney - sent them a message of support.

A not so rare fact since already in 2021, Joe Biden, proud of his Irish origins, congratulated Ireland following a victory in New Zealand in November 2021.

“We know who we are going to encourage”

The President of the United States welcomed Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar at a St. Patrick's Day event.

During his address, Biden also introduced his distant cousin, former Ireland fullback Rob Kearney, saying, "

We even have a couple of my distant Irish cousins ​​here today...


Rob, get up.

I want to see you after this, mate.

You know Rob, we know, and it's no offense to anyone in the room, who we're going to be cheering on in the Grand Slam game between Ireland and England,

” Biden stressed.

With such support, how could Ireland miss this Saturday night?

Source: lefigaro

All sports articles on 2023-03-18

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