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Billy Holland (left) seen here with Tomas O'Leary
Lorraine O'Sullivan/Inpho
Introducing - Billy Holland
10 October 2007, 11:05 pm
By Pat Geraghty
He won Junior and Senior Cup medals with Christian Brothers College Cork, represented Munster at Schools, U19 and U21 level and a fortnight ago made his Munster senior (competitive) debut against Llanelli Scarlets at Musgrave Park.
A week later he scored a try in Munster's 26-16 victory over Newport-Gwent Dragons at Rodney Parade. Just turned 22 years of age, Billy Holland, a son of former international and Munster team manager Jerry, has represented Ireland at Schools, U19, U21 and Universities level.

Favourite Food: Italian.
Book you are currently reading or have just finished: Somewhere in Between.
Favourite TV programme: Prison Break.No ALT tag specified
Favourite Film: Blood Diamond.
Most enjoyable holiday location: Ios (Greece).
Favourite sport other than rugby: Soccer, Football, Golf.
The sport you least like: Cricket.
Person alive or dead you would most like to meet: Nelson Mandela.
Sportsperson you admire most: Lance Armstrong.
Hobbies: Cinema with the lads and girlfriend.
Where and when did you first play rugby: Con U-8's.
Biggest influence on career: Family + Fred Casey.
Best career advice you were given: Learn from your mistakes.
What you like Most/Least about being a rugby player: Playing something you love/ Not being able to socialise like a normal student.
Other sports that you played: Golf, Gaelic Football.
Best rugby memory: Winning first cap for Munster & winning Schools Senior Cup.
Rugby Player you admire most: Zinzan Brooke.
Rugby team you admire most: Fiji
Sporting event you would most like to attend: Mens 100m Final at Olympics.
Plans for life after rugby: To be a Civil Engineer.
Advice you would give to aspiring pro rugby player: Enjoy every minute of it, it won't last long.
Three people you would invite to dinner and why: Roy Keane, Alf-Inge Halaand and Mick McCarthy for obvious reasons!

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