12 Dec, 14:42
Prop Cian Healy is expected to miss the start of the 2014 RBS 6 Nations after undergoing surgery on his injured ankle on Wednesday.
"To lose such a young life is incredibly saddening and I would also like to pass my sympathy to his team-mates and school friends in Carrickfergus Grammar School.
"The thoughts and prayers of Irish rugby are with you all at this time," he added.
May He Rest In Peace