THE MORNING AFTER: Joe Biden congratulates his cousin Rob Kearney on a famous win 4 years ago

THE MORNING AFTER: Joe Biden congratulates his cousin Rob Kearney on a famous win

Did you know they were cousins?

Fifth cousins, once removed, to be exact, and US Vice-President Joe Biden was quick to congratulate his kin Rob Kearney on Ireland's famous 40-29 victory over the All Blacks in Chicago on Saturday.

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It was Ireland's first ever win over New Zealand in 111 years, and we celebrated it well.

What a week it's been in the Windy City.

As for the Irish players (and ex-players) themselves, you can just imagine how 'refreshed' they got after finally claiming the biggest scalp in world rugby.

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Brian O'Driscoll chose brevity, and chose it well.

Sonny Bill Williams chose, well, to be an absolute champ of a man.

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Sadly, however, one man was missing out. Bittersweet stuff from Ronan O'Gara.

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