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Yeah, Jamie Heaslip actually just rapped 'Hot in Herre' by Nelly at the Ploughing Championships

This would only happen at The Ploughing Championships.

Rugby Union - RBS 6 Nations Championship 2012 - Ireland v Scotland - Aviva Stadium Source: Niall Carson

TODAY THE RAY D’Arcy Show on RTÉ Radio 1 was coming live from the National Ploughing Championships.

D’Arcy invited the rugby player to demonstrate his initiation ceremony party piece. Perhaps panicked by the prospect of doing so, Heaslip insisted that he didn’t remember it. However, D’Arcy kept at him and he gave up resisting. It resulted in a bit of this:

jamie heaslip

Here’s the full video. Be sure to focus on what appears to be a single tiny curl atop his head.


There are far too many questions to ask about the events captured in this video. Somehow, in the context of the Ploughing Championships, it all makes sense though.

If you’d like to listen to the original to compare Jamie’s performance, here it is:

Source: NellyVEVO/YouTube

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