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28th Feb 2016

VIDEO: Ultan Dillane was class personified in this interview after his debut against England

Joe Harrington

A cool customer.

Ireland’s defeat to England in the Six Nations on Saturday ended any faint hope we had of winning the tournament but there were some bright spots.

Johnny Sexton was excellent and the debutants Stuart McCloskey, Josh Van Der Flier and Ultan Dillane all showed well in the heat of battle in Twickenham.

Dillane transformed the game in the second half with line-out steals, line breaks and aggressive tackling which impressed every Irish fan watching.

The 22-year-old from Tralee, who plays with Connacht, was beaming in his post match interview which was full of pride, humility and personality.

Watch Dillane speak about his debut, his try opportunity and the support from home.

Clip via YouTube/IrishRugbyTVOfficial