Irish rugby star and telly favorite Greg O’Shea has taken a step again from sport as he shares his retirement resolution together with his followers. Limerick native Greg represented Eire within the Tokyo 2020 Olympics taking part in with the Rugby Sevens. The previous rugby union participant and Olympian took to Instagram to say that “it has been a extremely tough resolution for me to resolve to retire from the sport I really like.” He shared together with his 997,000 followers that “It simply looks like the suitable time for me to shut that chapter of my life, particularly after reaching my objective of turning into an Olympian and with every part else I need to do exterior of rugby.” Learn Extra
Greg has been taking part in rugby since his faculty days together with competing in sprinting. He made it onto the Munster rugby crew and went on to play for the Irish nationwide sevens crew.
Eire’s Greg O’Shea and Harry McNulty rejoice qualifying for Tokyo 2020
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Greg shot to fame after taking dwelling the money and crown on the fifth season of Love Island alongside Amber Gill. Since then, Greg has taken quite a few broadcasting spots from telly presenting with Virgin Media, standing in to hitch Doireann Garrihy on the 2FM breakfast present and returning to 2FM to host his personal ‘movie star takeover’ present.
Greg O’Shea and Amber Gill received the fifth season of Love Island
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He even went on to move his exams and is now a certified lawyer. The choice for Greg to retire from rugby could come as a shock to followers after Greg beforehand stated he was stepping again from broadcasting to concentrate on his sports activities profession. However with Greg’s large success co-hosting Virgin Media’s rugby-based present The Line-out alongside Muireann O’Connell, maybe the star has determined to backtrack onto the leisure route he seemed to be heading down.
Greg O’Shea wears boot for Six O Clock Virgin Media presenting gig after injuring himself coaching
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Buddies and followers have wished Greg luck and success for the long run with health stars Rob Lipsett and Marvin Brooks and Dublin athlete Hannah Tyrrell all chiming in with properly needs. Learn Extra