Thursday 20 September 2018

'C'est la vie' - Simon Zebo wishes the Irish team luck with cheeky message

22 June 2017; Simon Zebo, right and Tiernan O'Halloran of Ireland during squad training at Ichikawa City, in Chiba, Japan. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
22 June 2017; Simon Zebo, right and Tiernan O'Halloran of Ireland during squad training at Ichikawa City, in Chiba, Japan. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Simon Zebo has wished his former Irish team-mates luck ahead of today's game against South Africa - and added a cheeky reminder of his destination at the end of the season.

The back three star is set to join up with Racing 92 when he finishes this campaign with Munster, with Joe Schmidt dropping Zebo from his November squad as a result of the decision.

Besides Johnny Sexton, Joe Schmidt has been reluctant to pick players based overseas, with Zebo's international career looking to be over in the short-term as a result of his imminent departure.

The Munster fan favourite took to Twitter ahead of the match to wish the Ireland team luck, and added a subtle little reminder of where he is heading next summer as he summed up his predicament with a popular French phrase.

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