Ian Madigan's latest instagram may just have lifted the lid on one of the biggest secrets of Irish rugby. The offending '#ThrowbackThursday' features a picture dating all the way back to the 17th of March 2005 when Madigan's Blackrock College faced off against 'Cian Healy's' Belvedere.
The image in itself is quite funny - Madigan and Healy are preparing for later Ireland training sessions with Joe Schmidt
#tbt to getting a piggy back in the schools cup @properchurch #rodeo
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But that doesn't look like Healy. With that hair, gloves and ball carrying ability it looks a lot more like Irish rugby's golden boy from 2005 who looked like this:
It's just confusing that O'Driscoll would choose to play against his alma mater in the final that year. And that he was eligible for Belvedere just three months before leading the Lions down in New Zealand.
Here's Healy using that practise of carrying Madigan back in 2005, in Ireland training years later.: