IRISH rugby hunk Rob Kearney – who will be out injured for at least one month – has told how his Footballer’s Wife has helped him with his Parisian heartache.
The injured fullback told the Herald that actress girlfriend Susie Amy (right) comforted him over his injury blow, which will effectively rule him out for the rest of the Six Nations tournament, as Ireland’s chances of repeating the Grand Slam were dashed by France. “She was over with me on Saturday, her and my family were all there so it was great to have that support,” he said.
“It’s all going really well, we’re very happy. We’ve been dating for four or five months now.” Rob, who was on crutches this morning for a charity press launch, explained how he is going to be out of action for at least the next month but is hoping to be back on his feet in time to join his teammates in training as soon as possible.
“Obviously it was disappointing to have gotten the injury but I’m hoping to be back on my feet soon,” he said.
The Louth man was joined by Susie at the event this morning and said it’s very important to him to lend his fame to a good cause.
The couple are the faces of a special fundraiser for Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital. “Getting active while raising funds for Crumlin’s Children’s Hospital is a great combination,” said Kearney.
“It would be fantastic if as many students as possible around the country could get involved in Fun-Raise Days for kids to help make a positive difference to children’s stays at the hospital,” he told the Herald.
The Leinster player was joined by RTE star Aidan Power, Emma Ledden and radio DJ Dara Quilty at the official launch this morning.