Jamie Heaslip is a professional rugby union player who plays for Leinster, captains Ireland and has been selected for two Lions tours.
He was born in Tiberias, Israel on 15th of December 1983 but was brought up in Naas and played rugby for Naas R.F.C. He has two brothers and a sister. He went to primary school at Ballycane and St. Corbans until going to Newbridge College for secondary school.
In 2004 Heaslip played for Ireland U21 in the U21 Rugby World Cup in Scotland. Ireland finished runners-up. He was the IRB U21 player of the year that year.
He made his Leinster debut in 2005 in the Celtic League. Since then he has played 165 games for Leinster and scored 160 points. He then made his Ireland debut the next year against the Pacific Islands. He became the 1000th player to play for Ireland. He has played 57 times for Ireland and scored 40 points. In 2009 and 2013 Jamie was picked for the British and Irish Lions. In 2009 he played 3 times against South Africa.
Full name: James Peter Richard Heaslip
Place of birth: Tiberius Israel
Occupation: Irish rugby player and Leinster rugby player
Position: Number 8
Jersey number: 8
Jamie Heaslip went to primary school in Ballycane and St.Corbans and he went to secondary school in Newbridge college. He won the triple crown with Ireland in 2007 and 2009 and he won the Six Nations and the Grand Slam in 2009. With Leinster he has won the Heineken Cup 3 times in 2008-09 2010-11 and 2011-12 and the Celtic League once in 2007-08. Jamie Heaslip captains the Irish rugby team. His parents live right across the road from me. Jamie Heaslip has a pet bulldog.
Full Name: James Peter Richard Heaslip.
P.O.B: Tiberias, Israel.
Early Career: Jamie played in the 2004 U-21 world cup in Scotland where they finished 2nd in the world cup. New Zealand beat them in the final. For his performance he was awarded IRB U-21 Player of the Year award.
He went on to get 166 caps and 165 points for Leinster.
He also played for Ireland and got 57 caps and 40 points!
Teams he has played for:
Leinster, Ireland, The British and Irish Lions, DCU and Naas RFC.
Trophy’s he has won:
With Ireland: Triple Crown, Six Nations.
With Leinster: Heineken cup x3, Celtic League.