'Our invitations were copies of PRO12 final tickets and we entered the reception wearing our jerseys'


UPDATE: EARLIER THIS week we asked you how far you’ve gone to support your rugby team.

And since then we’ve been reading about your epic away days, missed exams and new friends.

But we had to give the luxury Guinness PRO12 final tickets to Leo Troy.


“Over the past 11 seasons my now wife and I have been following Connacht Rugby,” he wrote. “Last September we married and of course it was memorable year for both us and Connacht Rugby.

“As the Pro12 winning season progressed we decided we would have a Connacht Rugby themed wedding. We started by sending our invitations which were a copy of the Pro12 final ticket.

“We entered our reception to Shipping off to Boston – the Connacht Rugby entrance tune –  and wearing our jerseys. Our table plan was laid out with team players and numbers as was the squad named for the game that day which happened to be the away game that was abandoned in Zebre.

“Thankfully we were able to make the rearranged fixture.

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