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Saturday 19 April 2014

Gethin's just a good friend -- ex-WAG Susie

FORMER Leinster WAG Susie Amy has poured cold water on reports that she is dating Katherine Jenkins' ex, Gethin Jones.

Rob Kearney's return to the Leinster squad ahead of the crucial Scarlets game this weekend is much anticipated.

But one thing he won't need to think about is seeing his ex-partner hooking up with someone new, after Susie's agent denied reports.

On Tuesday the actress was snapped on the red carpet on the opening night of Cirque du Soleil's Kooza show alongside Jones, sparking rumours that the two had hooked up.

Today, however, a source close to the actress confirmed that Susie and Gethin are not an item.

"I can confirm that she is not dating Gethin Jones," the source said. "They are just friends who attended an event together."

And the Footballers' Wives star also denied the news in response to a query about dating Gethin on her Twitter account: "It's not true, don't lose any sleep," she said.



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Susie (31), who played footballer's wife Chardonnay on the hit TV programme, attended the event with the TV presenter and two other friends.

The actress and her rugby playing beau decided to call time on their three year romance at the end of last summer, after deciding it was too hard to keep the romance going long-distance, but the pair have remained on good terms.

Gethin (34) is also a passionate rugby player, but turned down the chance to develop his own sporting career for a future in front of the camera.

Although he was offered trials by Sale RFC, he eventually set aside his plans and returned to Wales.

The Blue Peter presenter recently opened up about his split from Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins.

Gethin moved out of the €5m home they shared in south-west London but said that the pair have remained pals.

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