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Rugby star Conor finds new love with top model Joanna


Conor Murray   Pic: Sportsfile

Conor Murray Pic: Sportsfile

Conor Murray Pic: Sportsfile

Irish rugby heart-throb Conor Murray is officially off the market - and the beauty who has stolen his heart is none other than model Joanna Cooper, the Herald can reveal.

Joanna represented Ireland in the Miss Universe pageant in Las Vegas in 2015. She has since established herself as a busy model, represented by the Andrea Roche modelling agency in Dublin.

Also on the books of agencies in the UK and Paris, Joanna has worked for brands including Agent Provocateur lingerie.


The blonde beauty supported her rugby-star beau as he helped Ireland to a 56-19 victory over Italy at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.

She later celebrated with the team and their partners, including Johnny Sexton's wife Laura and Rob Kearney's glamorous girlfriend, Dublin student Jess Redden.

Conor and Joanna were spotted leaving the Shelbourne Hotel yesterday.

Joanna (23) is originally from Derry and studied journalism at Belfast University.