Veteran centre Gordon D’Arcy was a surprise omission from the Ireland squad to face Italy this weekend in the opening match of the Six Nations.
To add insult to injury, after
With no Gordon D'Arcy, this might be the first Ireland Six Nations XV who are all Twitter users pic.twitter.com/eGN2imxIHT— Gavan Reilly (@gavreilly) February 5, 2015
It took about a minute before messages started pouring in to let Reilly know that D’Arcy does, in fact, have a Twitter account.
But the absolute best response was from the player himself.
Poor Gavan was left to shamefacedly retract his comment.
We leave the last word to Dara Ó’Briain, who got a good chuckle from watching the silliness unfold.