Watch Connacht prop suffer a crashing fall amid wild celebrations

There were scenes of wild joy at the Sportsgrounds at the weekend as Connacht progressed to their first ever Pro12 final, writes Stephen Barry.

But perhaps the person who got the most carried away was Finlay Bealham.

The tighthead prop was keen to get a better vantage point from the replacements’ bench, but it didn’t work out too well…

Here’s a front-on version of Bealham’s tumble…

* Skip to 2.38 and keep your eyes on the right side of the screen.

Thankfully he was up on his feet and back among the celebrations straight away.

But imagine the scenes if Connacht go and win the final!

Thanks to Megan O’Connor for the video. H/T: Balls.ie

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