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'We rely on God': How former Ulster star Eric Miller swapped rugby gift for caring calling after retirement

 

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Former Ulster player Eric Miller is now working on the coronavirus frontline at a Dublin nursing home.

Former Ulster player Eric Miller is now working on the coronavirus frontline at a Dublin nursing home.

Former Ulster player Eric Miller is now working on the coronavirus frontline at a Dublin nursing home.

Eric Miller knows there's no immortality available on the rugby pitch. He may be a Test series-winning Lion from arguably the most famous tour of all, but every day he is surrounded by people who don't have a clue what he did in his previous life and it suits him fine.

Life has taken the former Ireland international in a different direction since he gave up playing the game that dominated his first 30 years.

Rugby has remained a constant in his life through coaching and he takes charge of the local team in Edenderry, Co Offaly where he lives.