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A fascinating look at a day in the life of a Munster Rugby player

Eat, sleep, train, repeat.

A view of the Munster Rugby High Performance Centre Munster Rugby's High Performance Centre in Limerick. Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

IF YOU’VE EVER wondered what it might be like to be a professional rugby player for a day, Munster have got you covered.

The province stuck a camera to one of their lads and produced this fascinating video which gives the viewer a behind-the-scenes look at a typical day in the life of a Munster player.

From arriving at the High Performance Centre in Limerick for breakfast, to heading home via a detour to Dunnes Stores to do the big shop, it’s worth a look for anyone with an interest in what’s involved in preparing for competitive rugby at the highest level.

With a catchy electro soundtrack courtesy of Vessels and the Flaming Lips, this is quite an enjoyable three-minute piece.

Although whoever the player is (our guess is Alex Wootton based on the photograph on the mantlepiece) could really do with unpacking the washing machine once that steak is finished…

Source: Munster Rugby/YouTube

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