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Ireland rugby star Jamie Heaslip pays a visit to Buckingham Palace for special Royal appointment

By Declan Whooley

Published 13/10/2015

Prince Harry with Jamie Heaslip and Ireland coach Mick Kearney
Prince Harry with Jamie Heaslip and Ireland coach Mick Kearney
The Queen gets a memento
Harry, Philip and the Queen with the World Cup

Jamie Heaslip got to celebrate Ireland's rugby success in the sumptuous surroundings of Buckingham Palace after filling in for injured captain Paul O'Connell.

As his battered team mates enjoyed some rest, Heaslip headed to London where he was among the visitors at the palace for an event to mark the World Cup. Heaslip enjoyed a few words with rugby fan Prince Harry. "A nice change up for the afternoon at Buckingham Palace," he tweeted.

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