Scots gem Dougall is half-Irish emerald

Rob Robertson
October 2012
Daily Mail;10/26/2012, p94
WOULD you believe that the best player on the pitch as Munster destroyed Edinburgh 33-0 in the Heineken Cup last weekend was born in Scotland? Unfortunately, however, he wasn't wearing the capital club's colours. The man in question was 22-year-old Sean Dougall, an openside flanker with the Irish giants, who turned in a truly world-class performance.


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