Sunday September 20, 2020

Heaslip: I’m not all of a sudden friends with Eddie O’Sullivan

Former Ireland international outlines testy relationship with the former Ireland manager in his new autobiography

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

13th October, 2019
Jamie Heaslip is thanked by the crowd before the Leinster-Saracens game in the Aviva last year Picture: INPHO

Former Ireland rugby international Jamie Heaslip has admitted he hasn’t “all of a sudden” become friends with his former coach, Eddie O’Sullivan, with whom he shares analysis duties on RTÉ during the Rugby World Cup.

Heaslip had a testy relationship with the former Ireland coach during his playing career, and outlines elements of it in his newly published autobiography, All In, co-written by Sunday Business Post columnist Matt...

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