The Leinster winger cum full-back has been knocking on the door for a couple of years and could be on the verge of a major breakthrough on the international stage.
An elegant and elusive runner with good football skills, Kearney offers Ireland a real attacking threat out wide.
And with Shane Horgan injured and Denis Hickie having hung up his boots, Kearney could be at the start of a long career.
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