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#Jamie Heaslip

# jamie-heaslip - Thursday 30 January, 2020

'Johnny's at the right stage in life to be the main man, the captain, the leader'
# Experience
# Experience

'Johnny's at the right stage in life to be the main man, the captain, the leader'

Jan 30th 2020, 7:00 AM 5,251 Views 23 Comments

Jamie Heaslip on why Johnny Sexton was the right choice as Ireland captain, and the challenges facing Andy Farrell.

# jamie-heaslip - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Heaslip: In-form Doris is the best number eight in Ireland
# High Praise
# High Praise

Heaslip: In-form Doris is the best number eight in Ireland

Jan 28th 2020, 9:30 PM 30,880 Views 56 Comments

The former Ireland international also explained how he feels the demands of a back row player is changing.

# jamie-heaslip - Friday 25 October, 2019

Jamie Heaslip, Richie Sadlier and Eoin Larkin nominated for Sports Book of the Year
# Page Turners
# Page Turners

Jamie Heaslip, Richie Sadlier and Eoin Larkin nominated for Sports Book of the Year

Oct 25th 2019, 12:12 PM 5,137 Views 5 Comments

A six-strong shortlist has been revealed, with works about Seamus Darby, the Skibbereen Rowing Club and the Dublin Marathon also included.

# jamie-heaslip - Friday 18 October, 2019

'The more often you play them, the more you realise they're just 15 blokes as well'
# All Blacks
# All Blacks

'The more often you play them, the more you realise they're just 15 blokes as well'

Oct 18th 2019, 1:26 PM 8,808 Views 9 Comments

Jamie Heaslip looks back at the highs and lows of playing the All Blacks.

# jamie-heaslip - Thursday 3 October, 2019

TV Wrap - Eddie O'Sullivan sticks the boot in as others stress the 'work-ons' after fitful Irish win
# On The Box
# On The Box

TV Wrap - Eddie O'Sullivan sticks the boot in as others stress the 'work-ons' after fitful Irish win

Updated Oct 3rd 2019, 9:34 PM 62,907 Views 75 Comments

Jamie Heaslip and Brent Pope were reaching for the positives after a stuttering World Cup win.

# jamie-heaslip - Monday 23 September, 2019

TV Wrap - Jamie Heaslip steps up to the plate as RTÉ's World Cup coverage gets off to a flyer
# On The Box
# On The Box

TV Wrap - Jamie Heaslip steps up to the plate as RTÉ's World Cup coverage gets off to a flyer

Sep 23rd 2019, 3:00 PM 67,808 Views 60 Comments

There has been some highly-watchable tension between the ex-Irish star and Eddie O’Sullivan.

# jamie-heaslip - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

'I think Jack Conan is the best eight in the country right now'
# Debate
# Debate

'I think Jack Conan is the best eight in the country right now'

Aug 28th 2019, 10:11 PM 31,655 Views 51 Comments

Former Ireland international Jamie Heaslip feels his ex-Leinster team-mate deserves his shot.

# jamie-heaslip - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

'The real skill of being a good pro': Heaslip on the mental strain Ireland will endure at RWC
# Mind Games
# Mind Games

'The real skill of being a good pro': Heaslip on the mental strain Ireland will endure at RWC

Aug 14th 2019, 7:01 PM 9,931 Views 26 Comments

‘They’ve been in a hotel with the same guys, doing the same thing, day in, day out and Joe’s just cranking that up, cranking that up, cranking that up…’

# jamie-heaslip - Thursday 15 November, 2018

'It was a stupid thing, a rush of blood to the head really. I was so riled up'
# Mixed Memories
# Mixed Memories

'It was a stupid thing, a rush of blood to the head really. I was so riled up'

Nov 15th 2018, 10:23 AM 15,631 Views 21 Comments

From the low of being sent off in New Plymouth, to the career-high of Chicago in 2016, Jamie Heaslip has mixed memories of playing the All Blacks.

# jamie-heaslip - Monday 6 August, 2018

Schmidt and Heaslip visit Irish rugby's inaugural 'rookie camp'
# Future Planning
# Future Planning

Schmidt and Heaslip visit Irish rugby's inaugural 'rookie camp'

Aug 6th 2018, 8:00 AM 41,195 Views 5 Comments

Marcus Horan of Rugby Players Ireland explains what the inaugural camp involved.

# jamie-heaslip - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Jamie Heaslip and wife Sheena gave their new baby daughter a name inspired by the Beckhams
# Baby On Board
From The Daily Edge
# Baby On Board

Jamie Heaslip and wife Sheena gave their new baby daughter a name inspired by the Beckhams

Jul 12th 2018, 2:30 PM 8,724 Views 2 Comments

“Simply speechless.”

# jamie-heaslip - Monday 25 June, 2018

The Ballsbridge pub owned by Irish rugby players was flooded with beer after a tank burst
# Irish Rugby
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Rugby

The Ballsbridge pub owned by Irish rugby players was flooded with beer after a tank burst

Jun 25th 2018, 9:17 AM 9,681 Views 0 Comments

Jamie Heaslip called it “an accidental foam party”.

# jamie-heaslip - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Heaslip: 'It's a new challenge and I'm just trying to find my way through it'
# Life After Rugby
# Life After Rugby

Heaslip: 'It's a new challenge and I'm just trying to find my way through it'

Apr 25th 2018, 1:22 PM 12,991 Views 2 Comments

The former Ireland number eight talks Punchestown, retirement and Leinster’s pursuit of a fourth European star.

# jamie-heaslip - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'He's someone who could potentially come back and coach the All Blacks'
# Succession Plan
# Succession Plan

'He's someone who could potentially come back and coach the All Blacks'

Mar 22nd 2018, 12:00 PM 27,163 Views 18 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s plans after 2019 remain uncertain but the All Blacks have been following his success with interest.

'I think Chinese Whispers came into play post-my injury a year ago' - Heaslip
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

'I think Chinese Whispers came into play post-my injury a year ago' - Heaslip

Mar 22nd 2018, 7:46 AM 18,824 Views 36 Comments

The retired Jamie Heaslip has become heavily involved with International Rugby Players.

# jamie-heaslip - Saturday 3 March, 2018

'We didn't have a game, so Jamie went to play with our seconds on the back pitch in Monkstown'
# For The Love Of The Game
# For The Love Of The Game

'We didn't have a game, so Jamie went to play with our seconds on the back pitch in Monkstown'

Mar 3rd 2018, 8:00 AM 42,853 Views 9 Comments

Tony Smeeth tells The42 about the free-wheeling, big-carrying, ball-playing Jamie Heaslip he coached for four years in Trinity.

# jamie-heaslip - Friday 2 March, 2018

Does it matter if our favourite sports stars are considered 'nice' people?
# Column
# Column

Does it matter if our favourite sports stars are considered 'nice' people?

Mar 2nd 2018, 3:00 PM 22,197 Views 20 Comments

The careers of Jamie Heaslip and Andy Lee were eulogised last week, writes Tommy Martin.

# jamie-heaslip - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Joe Schmidt explains what made Jamie Heaslip such a superb player
# Tribute
# Tribute

Joe Schmidt explains what made Jamie Heaslip such a superb player

Feb 28th 2018, 6:45 AM 15,006 Views 7 Comments

‘People say, ‘Jeepers, Jamie was lucky there.’ Not according to Jamie, not according to us.’

# jamie-heaslip - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

'He got very close, but unfortunately he hit a speedbump': Dempsey hails lasting Heaslip influence on Leinster
# Ever-present
# Ever-present

'He got very close, but unfortunately he hit a speedbump': Dempsey hails lasting Heaslip influence on Leinster

Feb 27th 2018, 8:40 AM 21,688 Views 12 Comments

“I got to play with him for four or five seasons, I never remember him missing a session,” says the eastern province’s backs coach.

# jamie-heaslip - Monday 26 February, 2018

'One of the true greats' - Praise for Jamie Heaslip after he calls time on rugby career
# Bowing Out
# Bowing Out

'One of the true greats' - Praise for Jamie Heaslip after he calls time on rugby career

Feb 26th 2018, 7:48 PM 11,533 Views 8 Comments

The Leinster and Ireland player announced his retirement today.

Heaslip was often under-appreciated but his professionalism set new standards
# 8
# 8

Heaslip was often under-appreciated but his professionalism set new standards

Feb 26th 2018, 5:08 PM 33,790 Views 52 Comments

The 34-year-old confirmed his retirement from the game after a superb career.

Jamie Heaslip announces his retirement with immediate effect
# Over And Out
# Over And Out

Jamie Heaslip announces his retirement with immediate effect

Feb 26th 2018, 10:13 AM 67,953 Views 119 Comments

The 34-year-old won 95 caps for Ireland.

# jamie-heaslip - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

'I’ve heard nothing from Joe... There is no point in getting up my hopes'
# Option
# Option

'I’ve heard nothing from Joe... There is no point in getting up my hopes'

Jan 16th 2018, 6:00 AM 19,842 Views 24 Comments

In-form Scarlets star Tadhg Beirne says he is hoping but not necessarily expecting to be part of Ireland’s Six Nations squad.

# jamie-heaslip - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Heaslip determined to stay shtum on back injury
# No Update
# No Update

Heaslip determined to stay shtum on back injury

Dec 14th 2017, 5:02 PM 27,494 Views 64 Comments

The Leinster and Ireland back row does not wish to offer up information about his injury, and that leads to more questions and concerns.

# jamie-heaslip - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Ireland hope to call on 'fit and fresh Jamie Heaslip come the New Year'
# 8 Expectations
# 8 Expectations

Ireland hope to call on 'fit and fresh Jamie Heaslip come the New Year'

Nov 8th 2017, 8:29 AM 8,449 Views 24 Comments

The 95 Test veteran has not played since March due to a back problem.

# jamie-heaslip - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Leinster still unsure when Jamie Heaslip will be back but insist progress has been made
# Slow And Steady
# Slow And Steady

Leinster still unsure when Jamie Heaslip will be back but insist progress has been made

Oct 31st 2017, 5:33 PM 5,260 Views 32 Comments

The province provided another no-update update on the number eight’s fitness but say the medical team ‘feel they are on top of it.’

# jamie-heaslip - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Jamie Heaslip left out of Leinster's Champions Cup squad
# Sidelined
# Sidelined

Jamie Heaslip left out of Leinster's Champions Cup squad

Sep 27th 2017, 4:57 PM 27,754 Views 32 Comments

The number eight remains out of action with a back problem.

# jamie-heaslip - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Yeah, Jamie Heaslip actually just rapped 'Hot in Herre' by Nelly at the Ploughing Championships
# So Many Questions
From The Daily Edge
# So Many Questions

Yeah, Jamie Heaslip actually just rapped 'Hot in Herre' by Nelly at the Ploughing Championships

Sep 20th 2017, 6:31 PM 4,320 Views 1 Comment

This would only happen at The Ploughing Championships.

# jamie-heaslip - Monday 28 August, 2017

Heaslip ready to return to full Leinster training after 'small setback'
# Ramping Up
# Ramping Up

Heaslip ready to return to full Leinster training after 'small setback'

Aug 28th 2017, 1:41 PM 6,491 Views 6 Comments

A groin issue for Dave Kearney makes the wing a doubt for Leinster’s Pro14 opener away to the Dragons.

# jamie-heaslip - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Rob Kearney ready for Leinster comeback while Lowe remains in NZ
# Stock Take
# Stock Take

Rob Kearney ready for Leinster comeback while Lowe remains in NZ

Aug 15th 2017, 7:15 AM 10,686 Views 11 Comments

Leinster’s marquee signing won’t be available for the early rounds of their Champions Cup campaign as he will finish out the season with Tasman.

# jamie-heaslip - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Jamie Heaslip enjoying rugby in a whole new light during incredibly rare break from the game
# Outlook
# Outlook

Jamie Heaslip enjoying rugby in a whole new light during incredibly rare break from the game

May 31st 2017, 6:30 AM 10,959 Views 13 Comments

The Ireland and Leinster number eight had enjoyed a remarkably injury-free career until he missed out on the Six Nations clash with England in March.

# jamie-heaslip - Monday 1 May, 2017

Cullen optimistic on O'Brien but things need to go 'incredibly well' for Heaslip and Kearney
# Update
# Update

Cullen optimistic on O'Brien but things need to go 'incredibly well' for Heaslip and Kearney

May 1st 2017, 6:30 AM 5,570 Views 8 Comments

The trio remain sidelined as Leinster prepare to challenge for silverware.

# jamie-heaslip - Friday 28 April, 2017

Kearney and Heaslip unlikely to feature for Leinster again this season
# Update
# Update

Kearney and Heaslip unlikely to feature for Leinster again this season

Apr 28th 2017, 10:48 PM 6,450 Views 20 Comments

Meanwhile, the unlucky Dominic Ryan picked up a bicep injury in tonight’s win against Glasgow.

# jamie-heaslip - Monday 10 April, 2017

'It'll take however long it takes': No timeline set for return of Heaslip and Kearney
# Waiting Game
# Waiting Game

'It'll take however long it takes': No timeline set for return of Heaslip and Kearney

Apr 10th 2017, 3:46 PM 8,616 Views 17 Comments

The pair both underwent surgery in the last week of March, but no update has been given on their progress.

# jamie-heaslip - Thursday 16 March, 2017

'I'm not a million miles off': Conan targets strong end to season with one eye on Japan
# Pushing Hard
# Pushing Hard

'I'm not a million miles off': Conan targets strong end to season with one eye on Japan

Mar 16th 2017, 7:15 AM 4,838 Views 12 Comments

The Leinster number eight has been involved with the Irish set-up during the Six Nations campaign.

# jamie-heaslip - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Finishing up gym sessions at 7.45am part and parcel of Heaslip's 'lucky' 100-cap haul
# 100 Not Out
# 100 Not Out

Finishing up gym sessions at 7.45am part and parcel of Heaslip's 'lucky' 100-cap haul

Mar 8th 2017, 4:15 PM 11,115 Views 13 Comments

The Leinster man remembers trying to emulate Denis Leamy when he first came into the Ireland setup.

# jamie-heaslip - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Heaslip not afraid to think big - World Cup big - when setting late career goals
# Ambitious Minds
# Ambitious Minds

Heaslip not afraid to think big - World Cup big - when setting late career goals

Feb 21st 2017, 6:00 AM 5,124 Views 10 Comments

Heaslip wasn’t confident of even playing in Japan after the painful quarter-final exit to Argentina, but a lot has passed under the bridge since.

# jamie-heaslip - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Schmidt pleased with Heaslip's new deal and hopes to see Ryan sign on
# Contracting
# Contracting

Schmidt pleased with Heaslip's new deal and hopes to see Ryan sign on

Feb 18th 2017, 7:15 AM 7,551 Views 10 Comments

The 33-year-olds remain important players for Ireland.

# jamie-heaslip - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

IRFU confirm new Heaslip contract until after 2019 World Cup
# New Deal
# New Deal

IRFU confirm new Heaslip contract until after 2019 World Cup

Feb 14th 2017, 11:12 AM 14,513 Views 48 Comments

The 33-year-old has agreed to remain in Ireland with native province Leinster.

# jamie-heaslip - Friday 10 February, 2017

Jamie Heaslip: 'The boys get on with the job' despite skipper's absence
# Oh Captain
# Oh Captain

Jamie Heaslip: 'The boys get on with the job' despite skipper's absence

Feb 10th 2017, 3:07 PM 6,125 Views 10 Comments

An ill Rory Best missed the captain’s run.

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