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Tommy Bowe ties knot with Welsh beauty Lucy

Published 15/06/2015 | 02:30

Twitter picture showing Tommy Bowe walking down the aisle with new wife Lucy Whitehouse
Twitter picture showing Tommy Bowe walking down the aisle with new wife Lucy Whitehouse

Rugby star Tommy Bowe has walked down the aisle with girlfriend Lucy Whitehouse.

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The Monaghan native has made it official with Lucy, a Welsh nurse and former Miss Wales winner.

The wedding took place in Laugharne, west Wales.

The Belfast-based couple decided to have the ceremony in Lucy's native country. It is where they first met, and where he proposed.

For the big day, the bride wore a stunning strapless gown with a sweetheart neckline and full satin skirt. Although he previously joked about a burgundy suit, the Ulster winger looked dapper in black with a pink tie.

Tommy (31) and Lucy (27) were introduced by mutual friends in 2011 and he popped the question at Easter 2014.

It has been a big week for rugby weddings: Irish international and Sale player Peter Stringer and Leinster wed his partner, Debbie O'Leary, in Marbella; and Irish player Sean Cronin married his partner, Claire Mulcahy, in Castleconnell, Co Limerick.

Irish Independent

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