SLIDESHOW: Six Nations Rugby, Wales 23 Ireland 16

The battle for the RBS 6 Nations Championship will go to the wire after Wales destroyed Ireland’s hopes of a Grand Slam with a 23-16 win on Saturday.

A packed Millennium Stadium in Cardiff witnessed a huge battled between the championship leaders and previously unbeaten Irish.

A dejected Tommy Bowe after Ireland's loss to Wales

A dejected Tommy Bowe after Ireland's loss to Wales

But Wales, who led 15-9 at half time blew the race for the Championship wide open as they clung on to a seven-point lead in the closing minutes.

Wales, defending champions Ireland and England, who defeated Scotland on Saturday can now all win the title