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Jackson confident

By South Wales Evening Post  |  Posted: February 22, 2013

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IRELAND new boy Paddy Jackson insists he has put his Heineken Cup final horrors behind him ahead of Sunday's Test debut against Scotland.

The 20-year-old fly-half endured a day to forget as Ulster were crushed 42-14 by Leinster at Twickenham in May.

"I've come a long way since the Heineken Cup final," he said. "I'll be more used to dealing with nerves and don't think I'll be as nervous.

"After the final I forgot about rugby for a while. I took a break, came back for pre-season and knuckled down."

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