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The 8 signs you're a Leinster Rugby fan

It’s not all frappuccinos and alpaca-wool scarves.

1. Before you made it down this far, you’ve probably already mentioned those three Heineken Cups

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That decade in Munster’s shadow really hurt, you see..

2. Eh, he’s called ‘Drico’? Not BOD

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3. You’re not taking the piss when you ask, “who’s up for a few Heinos in Kielys?

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4. You know it’s a disgrace that Shane Jennings and Leo Cullen don’t have 50 international caps between them

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5. You still picture every player in their school’s kit

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Because all ye Leinster lads are intensely proud of your secondary school – ‘We’re from Michael’s and we’re better than you’, ‘You can’t knock The Rock’ etc. – It’s just kinda weird to the rest of us.

6. You watch the game with ‘the goys’, not the ‘ledz’, ‘lads’ or ‘laawds’.

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7. You sometimes imagine RDS / Aviva Stadium Tannoy man Bob Conway narrating your life

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8.  You’d still have Rocky Elsom’s babies

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