Ireland's road to the Grand Slam
March 27, 2009
However, the title-decider with their Celtic rivals was just the final enthralling act in this year's Championship. The foundations for only their second clean sweep, and first in 61-years, were laid with hard-fought victories over France, Italy, England and Scotland.
Re-live Ireland's triumph with our slideshow tribute.
Huw Richards profiles French forward Walter Spanghero, a man who even rugby's hard men thought was a tough nut
"To be part of the Commonwealth Games, I'd wear anything. I'd wear a clown suit." Tom Hamilton talks to Scotland's Sean Lamont
Scrum Sevens looks back at how rugby has fared in both the early Olympics and the past four Commonwealth Games
"Cheika's been phenomenal. He gives you an incredible level of mental strength." Tom Hamilton talks to Waratahs star Jacques Potgieter