Nick Popplewell Ex-Ireland prop Nick Popplewell won 48 caps for Ireland in a distinguished career between 1989 and 1998. He played in two World Cups and represented the British & Irish Lions in New Zealand in 1993. At club level he played for Greystones, Wasps, Newcastle Falcons and captained Leinster.
Taking the hits
The England v Ireland games were always feisty affairs according to 48-cap Lions prop Nick Popplewell