Irish One Direction star Niall Horan had a run in with Welsh scrum-half Mike Phillips on twitter after the big game.
The Athlone native tweeted:
Mike Philips is like a child throwing his toys out of the pram! his attitude is terrible, looks like a right arrogant idiot— Niall Horan (@NiallOfficial) February 8, 2014
.@NiallOfficial come down to training in the week big boy. Bring the rest of The Beatles with you— Mike Phillips (@mikephillips009) February 9, 2014
However Irish international Rob Kearney jumped in to defend Horan.
— Rob Kearney (@KearneyRob) February 9, 2014
and later tweeted...
@KearneyRob his comebacks are very good though, natttt !
He's some man to call out a 20 year old aswell! he's cool— Niall Horan (@NiallOfficial) February 9, 2014
Welsh referee Nigel Owens was drawn in to the debate.
However Phillips had the last laugh when he tweeted a picture taken with Kearney during the Lions tour and added:
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