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26th Feb 2017

WATCH: Serious passion on show after national anthem blunder in Ireland game

They sang their hearts out

Sean McMahon

Who needs music, eh?

Ireland are currently facing France in the third round of this year’s Women’s Six Nations Championship.

Tom Tierney’s side are looking for their third win in order to continue their dream of securing a Grand Slam.

In blustery conditions at Donnybrook, the sides lined up as usual for the national anthems and with the French being the away side, they were up first to sing the iconic ‘La Marseillaise’.

There were technical difficulties, however, the music to accompany the anthem never played.

Cue an awkward silence with the French players looking pretty confused.

After about a minute or so, the French team decided to take matters into their own hands and belt out the anthem regardless.

Serious passion.