Pic: Irish lad at Champions Cup Final spots fan rejecting matches on Tinder during gripping finale 7 years ago

Pic: Irish lad at Champions Cup Final spots fan rejecting matches on Tinder during gripping finale

Former England and Lions second row Simon Shaw also plays a minor role in this fairly bizarre tale.

It might not have captured the imagination of the public like previous Champions Cup Finals, but the conclusion to Toulon v Clermont on Saturday was still pretty bloody exciting.

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Even after Drew Mitchell's try put Toulon in the driving seat, a converted try would have seen Clermont snatch victory by a point and they made a pretty good fist of doing it in the dying stages before ultimately coming up short.

Hundreds of thousands of TV viewers were glued to the action in the final stages, so you'd imagine that it was even more engrossing for those who were there in Twickenham, right?

Not so for one supporter stood beside Irish rugby fan Jonathon O Luinneachain, who Joe spotted rejecting potential matches on Tinder on his phone when there were only four minutes left on the clock.

And yes, that's former England and Lions lock Simon Shaw you can see in the foreground.

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In fairness to the fan in question, he was most likely French, probably thinking he was in London for a good time, not a long time and was hell-bent on making hay while the sun shone.

That said, if you're the type of person who's going to be eyeing up potential dates instead of watching the thrilling climax of one of the biggest rugby matches of the season, then there are probably people more deserving of a ticket than you are.

Hat-tip to Jonathon O Luinneachain for sending this one our way

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