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Roz celebrates rugby victory in Cape Town

REIGNING Miss Universe Ireland Rozanna Purcell painted the town green in South Africa this weekend as the St Patrick's Day celebrations continued following Ireland's rugby victory over England.

The Diary can reveal how the beauty queen teamed up with newly single socialite Dave Murphy and a number of other Irish pals to toast the big win in Cape Town.

The 6ft 4in hunk recently split with Jedward backing singer Morgan Deane, who is now dating South African cricket captain Graeme Smith.

D4 bachelor Dave, meanwhile, was recently linked to The Pink's marketing manager Karen Houlihan, but that hasn't stopped him from spending plenty of time with Clonmel beauty Roz and her model pals, as they live it up on the party circuit.

The Andrea Roche agency model (20) has been adding to her modelling portfolio in South Africa since last month.

Roz had been due to stay just four weeks but is now contemplating extending her stay as she makes a splash on the social scene, with the help of new pal, America's Next Top Model finalist, Eugena Washington.

The pair have become fast friends in recent weeks and even worked together on a high-profile lingerie shoot with men's magazine GQ.

The gorgeous duo stripped down to barely-there lingerie for the sexy shoot, which will be published later this year.

Washington (26) was a runner-up in the eighth cycle of America's Next Top Model and has been influential in introducing Roz to a number of powerful names in the fashion world.