Saturday 23 March 2019

WATCH: Ireland's biggest 6-year-old rugby fan meets his heroes

Ireland’s (smallest) biggest fan’ Emmet O’Neill had the trip of a lifetime yesterday as he flew with Aer Lingus to Rome to support the Irish Rugby Team. As the airline partner to the IRFU, Aer Lingus brings Home Advantage to the Boys in Green wherever they play and there is no greater fan and supporter than 6 year old Emmet from Emyvale, Co. Monaghan. Flying on Aer Lingus flight EI406 to Rome, Emmet had the chance to meet Joe Schmidt and his team plus his all-time favourite players Johnny Sexton and Conor Murray as they boarded ‘Green Spirit’ in Dublin Airport. Emmet, his sister Lucy and parents Pamela and Philip will be at the game tomorrow to help give Joe Schmidt’s side #HomeAdvantage as they face Italy. He is sure to be belting out his favourite song ‘Ireland’s Call’ as Ireland go for another Six Nations win.

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