Who's Greg O'Shea? Irish Love Island finalist from Limerick and professional rugby player

26 July 2019, 10:41 | Updated: 26 July 2019, 10:46

Love Island is introducing three new contestants into the villa
Love Island is introducing three new contestants into the villa. Picture: ITV/Instagram

The Love Island final may only be two weeks away, but that isn’t stopping the hit ITV2 show from introducing three new contestants.

As much as we're in denial, Love Island comes to an end next Monday (29 July).

The finalists are Molly-Mae Hague and Tommy Fury, Anton Danyluk and Belle Hassan, Maura Higgins and Curtis Pritchard, Ovie Soko and India Reynolds, and Amber Gill and Greg O'Shea.

Greg is an Irish rugby player who Amber recently chose over Michael Griffiths in one of the most *dramatic* Love Island recouplings of all time.

From age to job, here’s everything you need to know about the islander:

Greg O'Shea is one of the new Love Islanders
Greg O'Shea is one of the new Love Islanders. Picture: ITV

Who is Greg and how old is he?

Greg O’Shea is 24-years-old.

The new contestant is from Limerick, Ireland, and is a professional rugby player.

Speaking about himself, Greg said: “My good traits are that I’m energetic, very friendly and I’m focused – when I have a goal in my life nothing really gets in the way.”

He went on to add: “My worst traits are that I’m a bit of a clean freak. If I see something that I don’t agree with, I’m not able to hold it to myself – I always have to say something. I struggle to bite my tongue.”

Greg is a professional rugby player from Limerick
Greg is a professional rugby player from Limerick. Picture: Instagram/Greg O'Shea

Who is Greg coupled up with on Love Island?

Greg is coupled up with Amber Gill, and the pair seem very loved-up.

However, he originally had his sights set on Maura - when asked who he has his eye on before entering the villa, Greg said: “I need to get in the villa and see what the story is and who is good craic!”

However, he did add: “I’d say me and Maura will hit it off straight away, being two Irish people and she’s hilarious.

“She’s very naturally funny and she’s gorgeous as well so you never know.”

What is Greg’s Instagram?

You can follow Greg on Instagram @gregoshea.

What has Greg's Love Island journey been like?

Greg is a relatively new addition to the house, and took Amber on his first ever date in the hideaway. The pair hit it off, and Amber eventually chose Greg over Michael Griffiths in a recoupling, delighting viewers.

The rugby player has been a hit with the public, and fans have praised him for treating Amber far better than Michael did - as well as confronting Jordan Hames when he cracked on with India behind Anna Vikali's back.

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