Simon Zebo Didn’t Pay Too Much Attention To Ireland’s Grand Slam Win Over England

Tough to watch.

Simon Zebo understandably found it very tough to watch as Ireland claimed a first Grand Slam title in almost a decade this year.

The Munster star was dropped from the Ireland squad back in November after announcing he will be moving to France next season. He didn’t make the Six Nations squad, and has admitted his career with Ireland is probably over.

Speaking to the Irish Sun, Zebo says while Ireland were celebrating a Grand Slam, he was busy celebrating his birthday.

“We were actually celebrating my birthday! It was on the TV in the background, so I was half-watching.

“It wasn’t really a big birthday to be honest, but the game was on and all the staff and all the waiters were watching and you’d obviously look in to check on the score.

“Thankfully, my kids were running around, keeping me busy, so I didn’t get to focus too much on the celebrating or the lifting of the trophy!

Zebo says it was disappointing to not be involved.

“I was disappointed because I love representing my country, but as for playing for Munster while the Six Nations was on, it was easy because I love playing with Munster so much…