Monday 26 August 2019

Watch: Tadhg Furlong's post-match interview interrupted by pitch invader

Tadhg Furlong of Leinster passes the ball during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Northampton Saints and Leinster
Tadhg Furlong of Leinster passes the ball during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Northampton Saints and Leinster

Tadhg Furlong got more than he bargained for as he picked up his man-of-the-match award following Leinster's demolition job at Northampton.

Fulrong was instrumental as Leo Cullen's men recorded a 37-10 bonus point win in a Champions Cup match that saw Dylan Hartley sent off for a disgraceful strike on Leinster's Sean O'Brien.

And after the match, as Furlong was conducting an interview for BT Sport, a stranger managed to get up close and wrap his arm around the Leinster man.

The fan was ushered away and Furlong completed his post-match duties before confirming "he had never seen him (the invader) before".

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