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Welsh rugby star Mike's fallen for stunning Nadia

MODEL Nadia Forde is being wooed by a Welsh rugby star, the Diary can reveal.

The 23-year-old is being pursued by Welsh scrum-half Mike Phillips (31), who has previously dated the British singer Duffy.

The pair dated for over 18 months before finally deciding to call it quits while Phillips was at the World Cup last year.

But despite his amorous advances, Celebrity Salon star Nadia has told pals that she has sworn off dating anyone for the summer after recently coming out of a relationship.

But now that word has got out that she's back on the market, she has been contacted by the Welsh hunk.

"Mike met Nadia after one of the games and was very taken with her," said a source.

"He has made it very clear that he's keen to get to know her a bit better so he contacted her on Twitter.

"She's a stunning looking girl and isn't stuck when it comes to admirers but she has told friends that she's determined to stay single for the summer and have a bit of fun for a while."

However, she'll have a busy few weeks ahead of her after signing up for Celebrity Salon alongside a host of fellow celebrities.

The show began filming over the weekend and the third installment will have an added twist.

Instead of being based the whole time in one salon in Dublin, the stars will have to embark on a road trip on a customised coach bringing them to Cork, Limerick, Galway and Waterford as they try to learn all the tricks of the beauty trade.

Made by the same producers of Dublin Housewives, there's also expected to be lots of late-night drunken action going on among the participants with more time being devoted to the after-hour scenes.

Among those taking part alongside Nadia will be Layla Flaherty, Nikki Graham, Glenda Gilson, Carol Anthony and Geordie Shore star Greg Lake.