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Ireland star Jacob Stockdale spending lockdown under bonnet of 1966 Mustang

Idle Ireland star quenches need for speed by getting his hands dirty

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Gearing up: Rugby player Jacob Stockdale at his east Belfast home with his prized Mustang. Photo: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye

Gearing up: Rugby player Jacob Stockdale at his east Belfast home with his prized Mustang. Photo: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye

Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press E

Gearing up: Rugby player Jacob Stockdale at his east Belfast home with his prized Mustang. Photo: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye

He's spending lockdown under a bonnet - but not just any bonnet.

It's a 1966 Ford Mustang and Ireland and Ulster winger Jacob Stockdale couldn't be happier working on his classic car with its blue bodywork and two go-faster stripes down its back.