Keith Wood - "Takes Two to Tango" the framed print on a white wall.

Keith Wood “Takes Two to Tango” – canvas print by Rod Coyne

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“Takes Two to Tango” with Keith Wood is one of a series of pictures born out of Rod Coyne’s  passion for rugby. This depiction captures the Irish rugby legend sizing up George Greegan (Australian captain) for a frontal assault. It’s a dynamic painting which treads a line between abstract and figurative full of tension and energy.

Rod Coyne’s canvas print is the perfect addition to any home or office for art collectors and rugby fans alike.
This fine art print available in three sizes. It is framed and the price includes FREE WORLD WIDE delivery.

Click on the ROD COYNE watermarked image to view ultra high resolution image.

“Takes Two to Tango” with Keith Wood original painting is available here.

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Keith Wood – Early Years

Keith Wood started his career with Garryowen who he helped to All Ireland titles in 1992 and 1994 before moving to Harlequins. He returned to play with Munster Rugby in the 1999–2000 season and played in the European Rugby Cup final that Munster Rugby lost to Northampton Saints 9-8 in Twickenham Stadium before returning to Harlequins.

 

Keith Wood – In the Green Jersey

Wood made his international debut in 1994 against Australia. He was capped 58 times for Ireland and five times for the Lions. Never the most accurate player in the set piece his real strength was in leadership and open play where he dominated the world XV’s hooker spot. He played on the 1997 and 2001 Lions tours, and was the inaugural winner of the IRB World Player of the Year award in 2001. He played a part in the Lions’ 2-1 series victory over the Springboks in 1997. Wood captained Ireland. He was followed as Ireland captain by Brian O’Driscoll. Wood retired from playing after the 2003 Rugby World Cup.

 

Putting it on the line: Ireland’s Keith Wood powers over for a try against England

In 2005 the Munster Rugby player was inducted into the Rugby Hall of fame. He currently holds a world record of 15 full international test tries scored by a hooker, previously held by Sean Fitzpatrick (12) of the New Zealand All Blacks.

Clash of the captains ... George Gregan and Keith Wood
Clash of the captains … George Gregan and Keith Wood

Wood used to play hurling, and was a member of the Clare GAA side that played in the inaugural Nenagh Co-op hurling tournament in 1988. He scored 4 tries in one game in the 1999 World Cup, in the pool stage against the USA. Ireland was later eliminated from the tournament when they lost to Argentina in the quarter-final play-off. Wood now works for the BBC and The Daily Telegraph as a freelance journalist. In 2014, Wood was inducted into the IRB Hall of Fame.

 

“Takes Two to Tango” with Keith Wood original painting is available here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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