12 Dec, 14:42
Prop Cian Healy is expected to miss the start of the 2014 RBS 6 Nations after undergoing surgery on his injured ankle on Wednesday.
Rugby fans who tuned in to the Olympics Opening Ceremony on Friday night were treated to a glimpse of this great try as director Danny Boyle included a number of classic rugby moments as part of his spectacular show.
Ireland went on to win the game 19-13 with another try from out-half Paul Deans and a conversion and three penalties from the boot of Michael Kiernan.
Mannion, who made his debut against Samoa in 1988, went on to win a total of 16 international caps and scored three tries in the process.
But none of his tries will be remembered more than that spectacular first try against Wales, now part of the lore of London 2012.
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