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Heaslip honoured as Bank of Ireland Player of Month

Bank of Ireland is delighted to name Jamie Heaslip Bank of Ireland Leinster Rugby Player of the Month for April 2010.

The award is voted for by the Leinster support and is a great way for them to recognise the commitment and achievements of one player each month. Ronnie Feeney, Regional Business Manager presented Jamie with the award in the Donnybrook.

On receiving the award Jamie Heaslip said: "I'm delighted and honoured to receive this award from Bank of Ireland and I would like to thank all of the supporters who voted for me.

"Overall it was a mixed month for the team with some memorable performances at home and on the road.

"Last month we enjoyed some great wins over Clermont in Europe and in the Magners League against Munster and the Ospreys and the key part of those individual successes was the collective squad effort.

"To be acknowledged by the Leinster supporters means a lot and I was delighted to play a small part in the wins."

Heaslip has delivered strong performances all season and will add the Bank of Ireland Player of the Month to other accolades which include several Man of the Match awards, including the clash against Munster at the start of the April.

This was followed by the Heineken Cup clash against ASM Clermont Auvergne in which Heaslip scored two tries.

Bank of Ireland would like to congratulate Jamie and to thank all the Leinster supporters who nominated a player in April.