LOVE Island star Greg O’Shea has stated he is “gutted” that his household cannot help him in individual on the Tokyo Olympics.
Greg is a part of the Eire Sevens staff which secured the ultimate qualification spot for the Tokyo Video games by defeating France final month in Monaco.
2Greg informed of his dismay that his household could not cheer him on from the sidelines on the OlympicsCredit: instagram2Greg’s household cheering him on from the stands, wearing inexperienced and waving Irish flagsCredit: instagramGreg took to his Instagram and informed of his dismay that his household cannot cheer him on from the sidelines on the Olympics.
Attributable to Covid-19 restrictions, there are just a few modifications to the video games this yr together with no household supporters and athletes can not watch different occasions.
He stated: “We’re all so gutted that our household and pals cannot be right here to help us in individual.
“They’ve travelled everywhere in the world over the previous couple of years.
“It will not be the identical with out them however they may all be cheering us on from residence I am positive”.
The Love Island star shared a candy snap of his household cheering him on from the stands, wearing inexperienced and waving Irish flags.
Greg stated: “This picture is a great deal of them supporting us in Hong Kong. That is my mom within the center”.
Greg just lately defined why he adopted his Olympic dream as a substitute of absolutely embracing celeb life by saying: “You possibly can all the time earn cash. You possibly can’t make reminiscences.”
‘YOU CAN ALWAYS MAKE MONEY’
The Limerick man has achieved different TV work since however the former Munster Academy participant stated rugby was all the time his precedence.
O’Shea, 26, stated: “You’d type of presume that it was a tough selection however to be trustworthy with you, even going into that present, I simply knew what my determination was going to be.
“We’d been working too laborious right here within the Sevens programme for the final 5 or 6 years. I couldn’t simply throw all of it away as a result of I obtained too massive for my boots and determined to maneuver to the UK and turn out to be a celeb.”
He added: “You possibly can all the time earn cash. You possibly can’t make reminiscences.
“Don’t get me unsuitable. I’ve taken my alternatives in and round that and possibly submit my rugby profession I’ll try to capitalise on it and see what’s happening.
“However for the second we’re attempting to do the nation proud in Tokyo.”