VIDEO: Even Sergio Parisse is backing Cushendall's All-Ireland club hurling bid 6 years ago

VIDEO: Even Sergio Parisse is backing Cushendall's All-Ireland club hurling bid

He's even handy with a hurl.

Sergio Parisse might be the most admired number eight in the northern hemisphere but he's just a club man at heart too.

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Club, in his case, is obviously on the north coast of Antrim with Ruairí Óg Cushendall.

The Italian legend wished the Ulster club champions good luck ahead of their Saint Patrick's Day decider at Croke Park and he looked the part smacking a sliotar out of sight.

He isn't the first big name to throw his support behind Cushendall.

Liam Nessan already told his fellow county men to bring the trophy home.

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Throw-in for the All-Ireland final between Cushendall and Na Piarsaigh is at 2pm on Thursday.