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Robbie Henshaw now has his face on a plane - he'll be doing in-flight safety notices next

No, seriously. He will.

EVERYONE HAS THEIR own idea of what it means to really ‘make it’.

For some, it’s when you appear on The Simpsons. For others it’s the Late Late or a Callcard, but for the modern day Irish rugby superstar, a new bar has been set. You’ve got to get your face on an Airbus A320.

As of today: Robbie Henshaw’s done it, Rob Kearney’s done it, Conor Murray and Tommy Bowe have fuselage faces too.

plane 1 Source: Aer Lingus Twitter

plane 3 Source: Aer Lingus Twitter

Four provinces represented but not the forward pack.

plane2 Source: Aer Lingus Twitter

The above ‘Green Spirit’ aircraft will go in to service tomorrow and is the first of two plane that will be adorned by Irish rugby stars as part of a three-year deal to make Aer Lingus the official airline of the IRFU.

One representative of each province has been appointed as brand ambassadors to the airline and will be seen on safety demonstration videos to be shown on transatlantic flights.

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