LOVE Island star Greg O’Shea has stated he is “gutted” that his household cannot assist him in particular person on the Tokyo Olympics.
Greg is a part of the Eire Sevens crew which secured the ultimate qualification spot for the Tokyo Video games by defeating France final month in Monaco.
2Greg informed of his dismay that his household could not cheer him on from the sidelines on the OlympicsCredit: instagram2Greg’s household cheering him on from the stands, wearing inexperienced and waving Irish flagsCredit: instagramGreg took to his Instagram and informed of his dismay that his household cannot cheer him on from the sidelines on the Olympics.
Resulting from Covid-19 restrictions, there are a couple of modifications to the video games this yr together with no household supporters and athletes can’t watch different occasions.
He stated: “We’re all so gutted that our household and mates cannot be right here to assist us in particular person.
“They’ve travelled everywhere in the world over the previous couple of years.
“It will not be the identical with out them however they may all be cheering us on from residence I am certain”.
The Love Island star shared a candy snap of his household cheering him on from the stands, wearing inexperienced and waving Irish flags.
Greg stated: “This photograph is a great deal of them supporting us in Hong Kong. That is my mom within the center”.
Greg lately defined why he adopted his Olympic dream as an alternative of totally embracing celeb life by saying: “You possibly can all the time generate profits. You possibly can’t make recollections.”
‘YOU CAN ALWAYS MAKE MONEY’
The Limerick man has accomplished different TV work since however the former Munster Academy participant stated rugby was all the time his precedence.
O’Shea, 26, stated: “You’d sort of presume that it was a troublesome alternative however to be trustworthy with you, even going into that present, I simply knew what my resolution was going to be.
“We’d been working too exhausting right here within the Sevens programme for the final 5 or 6 years. I couldn’t simply throw all of it away as a result of I bought too huge for my boots and determined to maneuver to the UK and grow to be a star.”
He added: “You possibly can all the time generate profits. You possibly can’t make recollections.
“Don’t get me unsuitable. I’ve taken my alternatives in and round that and perhaps publish my rugby profession I’ll attempt to capitalise on it and see what’s occurring.
“However for the second we’re making an attempt to do the nation proud in Tokyo.”