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Cut from the same Munster cloth: Why Peter Stringer is excited about the emergence of Craig Casey

 

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Eyes on the prize: Munster’s Craig Casey during the PRO14 match against Glasgow Warriors at Scotstoun last month. Photo: Sportsfile

Eyes on the prize: Munster’s Craig Casey during the PRO14 match against Glasgow Warriors at Scotstoun last month. Photo: Sportsfile

A young Peter Stringer in his Munster training gear holding a much younger Craig Casey, who is decked out in an Ireland jersey

A young Peter Stringer in his Munster training gear holding a much younger Craig Casey, who is decked out in an Ireland jersey

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Eyes on the prize: Munster’s Craig Casey during the PRO14 match against Glasgow Warriors at Scotstoun last month. Photo: Sportsfile

As Communion presents go, for a rugby-mad eight-year-old, a Munster jersey worn by Peter Stringer was pretty special.

At Craig Casey's home in Limerick, it still takes pride of place for a man, who as long as he can remember, has always wanted to follow in the footsteps of his scrum-half idol.


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