Jenk­ins Gethin Ire­land fin­ish­ing up. busi­ness

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“I loved room­ing with

(on the Lions tour in South Africa in 2009). He was very en­ter­tain­ing with­out mean­ing to be. He was a loose­head prop who knew best for ev­ery po­si­tion

on the pitch!” “I watched

play as a fan for the first time in 20 years, against Argentina. It was a re­u­nion for the U19 team that won the World Cham­pi­onship

back in 1998.” “Noth­ing pre­pares you for

It’s a chal­lenge and there’s def­i­nitely a griev­ing process to it. Even af­ter four years it’s find­ing things you’re suited to. I added value as a rugby player and want to add value in what I do af­ter­wards.” “I’ve got in­ter­ests, here and fur­ther afield. I’ve got a share in a New York res­tau­rant, a rugby

app… I also have a pro­duc­tion com­pany, 3Rock­Pro­duc­tions that did the doc­u­men­tary Shoul­derto Shoul­der. There’s lots of va­ri­ety,

no two days are the same.”

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