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How lifelong friends and Methody Schools' Cup winners ended up united once again at Worcester Warriors

 

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Former Methody team-mates Conor Carey, Michael Heaney and Niall Annett together again at Worcester Warriors.

Former Methody team-mates Conor Carey, Michael Heaney and Niall Annett together again at Worcester Warriors.

Conor Carey in action for Methody

Conor Carey in action for Methody

Michael Heaney in action for Methody back in 2009.

Michael Heaney in action for Methody back in 2009.

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Annett celebrates Schools' Cup success in 2009.

Annett celebrates Schools' Cup success in 2009.

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Methody overcame RBAI at Ravenhill in 2009

Methody overcame RBAI at Ravenhill in 2009

Former Methody team-mates Conor Carey, Michael Heaney and Niall Annett together again at Worcester Warriors.

Such is the level of his rugby obsession, as Conor Carey approached the door of the Worcester Warriors changing rooms for the first time last summer, he already knew the names and faces of each and every person on the other side.

The only reason for a moment's pause, he figured, was that after three years back in Ireland with Connacht, many wouldn't yet know him.

While the first day in any new job, especially one in a new and unfamiliar city, is daunting, there were at least two of the squad at Sixways to whom he would need no introduction.