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This Galway man got the New Zealand rugby team to belt out Ireland's Call in a pub in Germany

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Ireland’s Robbie Henshaw is tackled by New Zealand All Blacks Sam Cane Source: Billy Stickland/INPHO

FOR IRISH RUGBY fans, 2016 and New Zealand will always be associated.

Of course, after the historic win in Chicago, they came back to Dublin and beat us – but all told the series will live long in the memory. And even though there was some controversy, both sets of players will probably look back on the games with a degree of fondness.

So when Galway man Alan Boyle ran into the All Blacks on holiday in Germany, they simply had to belt out Ireland’s Call together

Source: Alan Boyle/YouTube

Giving it socks.

Alan told DailyEdge.ie that he was working in Finnegan’s bar in Nuremberg on Monday night when a group of New Zealand players arrived in:

They were playing a few drinking games and when they spotted one of our other bartenders wearing his Munster shirt they brought him in to take part. Absolute gentlemen.

He also wrote on Facebook:

One of the most amazing things I’ve ever been a part of. Singing Ireland’s Call with some of the All Blacks that Ireland got their first ever victory over just 3 weeks ago. So much respect shown. A group of complete gentlemen. I’ll never forget it.

Star man Israel Dagg even threw on a special Euro 2016 Ireland t-shirt for the whole night.

What an evening.

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