Thursday 23 November 2017

Video: No Blackrock players?! Jamie Heaslip on Ian Madigan's controversial Six Nations XV

Ian Madigan set tongues wagging yesterday when he tweeted his Fantasy Six Nations XV and only included two Irish players, one of his selections was bemused but pleased.

Jamie Heaslip and Paul O'Connell were the only Irish players to make Madigan's XV with Four French and three English men making his XV.

Heaslip was shocked that no member of the Blackrock alumni made the side.

"It's nice of him to pick me. I'm surprised its not all Blackrock players on it, he always shows allegiance to Blackrock College," Heaslip told Independent.ie.

"Thanks Mads."

Ian Madigan let the world know his selection for the fantasyrugger.com and it didn't take long for it to glean some reaction from his fellow players at Carton House.

Rob Kearney tweeted: "@Ian_madigan backing Ireland to go well so!!!!"

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