The 10 Most Popular Stories Ever On Balls: 6-4

The 10 Most Popular Stories Ever On Balls: 6-4
By Mark Farrelly
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We're continuing our celebration of Balls' fifth birthday and build-up to next Monday's redesign, with our series featuring the most popular posts ever on Balls. Today we're going through numbers six to four, which features two rugby stars, a UFC lad you might have heard of and an entire nation's passion for the Irish soccer team...

6. Cian Healy responds to Conor McGregor with the sports tweet of 2014

Richie McCaw is the unfortunate star of our sixth most popular post ever, thanks to a Cian Healy tweet to Conor McGregor reiterating the Irish UFC star's sentiments about landing big hits.


5. Sean O'Brien steamrolls basically the entire French team

I see your Cian Healy pummeling Richie McCaw and I raise you Sean O'Brien's monstrous ruck clearance in this year's Six Nations against France. The Tullow Tank's best bulldozer impression was so good it made its way into to the top five posts ever.

4. The time we tried to win the World Cup with Ireland on FIFA


If this was a ranking of posts which brought grown men to tears then this post would probably be number one. Little did we know when we started documenting our FIFA attempt to win the World Cup with Ireland, on Snapchat, that it would become so popular.


At the end of our World Cup journey we decided to sum up the whole experience in a video which turned out to be an emotional and suspense filled roller coaster.

Prepare your heart strings to be pulled in every direction...

Advertisement Ireland's EA FIFA World Cup 2014 Odyssey from TheGaffer on Vimeo.

Make sure to come back tomorrow to find out numbers three to one.

Also read: The 10 Most Popular Stories Ever On Balls: 10-7
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