Sunday 25 August 2019

WATCH: Conor Murray, Rory Best, Tiernan O'Halloran and Tadhg Furlong star in brilliant new Vodafone ad

Irish rugby quartet Conor Murray, Rory Best, Tiernan O'Halloran and Tadhg Furlong have featured in a brilliant new Irish Rugby advert ahead of this month's November international series.

The extended version of the new ad documents each player's rise from childhood to the Aviva Stadium with snippets of the player's interactions with their families trickled in throughout the video.

Meanwhile in team news Ireland number eight Jamie Heaslip has undergone a second operation in a bid to save his rugby career.

The most durable player in Irish rugby had a second surgery on the lower part of his back last Wednesday week.

It was born out of necessity as the trial-and-error of rehabilitation took the 33 year-old down a 'cul de sac'.

The number eight has not played since March 10th when he completed all 80 minutes against Wales in the Six Nations.

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