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No holiday romance for Luke and Louise

SOURCES close to strapping rugby star Luke Fitzgerald have rubbished reports that he's dating Fade Street beauty Louise Johnston.

It has been claimed that the pair, both 22, hooked up after meeting during a recent holiday to Marbella.

However, in good news for fans of the Leinster winger, the Diary has learned that the two are not a serious item after all.

"He is still very much on the market and is definitely not going out with Louise," said a close source.

The rugby hunk has not been publicly linked with anyone since going out with model girlfriend Kerri Ingram-Walpole last year.

The pair had been dating for several months and were spotted enjoying each other's company in various venues around Dublin.

However, the sports hero decided to call time on their romance earlier this year after deciding to concentrate on his rugby career.

Like many of his rugby colleagues, he's usually loathe to comment on his personal life and stated how he didn't want to be "parading" himself when asked about the split.