Rob Kearney and Jamie Heaslip hit the town in festive Santa and Elf costumes
Leinster stars Rob Kearney and Jamie Heaslip could never be accused of lacking Christmas spirit as the pair have donned costumes for a festive night on the town.
Set up in Kearney’s Ballsbridge pub The Bridge, the rugby star shared a photograph of himself dressed to the nines in an elaborate elf costume accompanied by seven other holiday pint sippers.
Meanwhile, a merry Jamie Heaslip has taken on the role as Santa, sporting a seasonal white beard in a photo shared on his Instagram.
Gordan D’Arcy clearly didn’t get the memo where dress code was concerned, as he was the only one not displaying a ridiculous outfit as the group began their Christmas get together.
One Santa has already been snapped in a compromising position in front of a urinal, a photo of which was shared on Heaslip’s Instagram.
The eldest Kearney is seemingly having a rare boys night out without his gorgeous girlfriend Jess Redden (21).
The two have been dating for several months and are reportedly mad about each other.
Rob previously dated Footballers' Wives star Susie Amy (33) for over three years and hasn't been publicly linked with anyone since.
So it's no surprise Rob was protective over his new Dublin girlfriend, according to pals.
"It took Rob a while to introduce Jess to everyone," a source said. "But he is completely smitten with her.
"He was simply protecting her from the spotlight because it's still relatively early days. She's a bit younger than him, but he's completely mad about her."
Earlier this summer, Rob was linked to MTV presenter Laura Whitmore when the two were spotted backstage at Electric Picnic. But the full back dismissed rumours that they were more than just friends as "totally untrue".