28 July 2021, 10:17 | Up to date: 28 July 2021, 10:29
Greg O’Shea is competing within the Olympics this yr.
Greg O’Shea lately travelled to Tokyo to participate within the Olympic video games with the Rugby Sevens crew.
Whereas we’re all watching the drama unfold in Casa Amor, one man who is certainly not tuning into this yr’s Love Island is former winner Greg O’Shea.The truth is, the 26-year-old has really been spending his time coaching to compete within the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as a part of Eire’s Rugby sevens crew.Greg famously received the ITV2 relationship present alongside Amber Gill again in 2019, however has since turned his again on fame.
Greg O’Shea ditched fame for the rugby pitch.
Persevering with his profession in sport, he ended up competing for Eire at Tokyo 2020 within the rugby sevens the place the crew simply missed out on a quarter-final place yesterday. He has been sharing his journey together with his a million Instagram followers, together with his time staying within the Olympic Village.Final week, he wrote: “The Olympic journey has began! Thanks a lot to everybody who messaged me and to all of the household, mates and companions that waved us off on the airport 💚”“Ahhh get pleasure from all of it Greg! What a journey already ☘️,” mentioned one follower, whereas one other mentioned: “We’re all Tremendous pleased with u Greg..”A 3rd echoed: “So pleased with you 💚 X”
Greg beforehand performed at fullback and on the wing for the Munster academy again in 2013, simply lacking out on incomes a spot within the senior squad. He then performed the 2017 Rugby Europe Sevens Grand Prix Sequence ending second to Russia. After getting an harm, he could not compete within the 2018 Hong Kong Sevens qualifying event, however he performed within the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens squad.In the meantime, two years in the past the fact star managed to scoop the £50,000 Love Island prize alongside his ex Amber.They acquired collectively in direction of the top of the fifth collection, however they broke up only a few weeks after the present ended.Greg later mentioned the pair wished various things, with Amber hoping to maneuver to London whereas Greg meant to pursue a profession in rugby.