Original article from Kent Live
International rugby star Joe Marler has been dubbed a "super dad" after he flew via helicopter to a game with Bristol following the birth of his daughter.
The Harlequins and England prop had a rather hectic Father's Day weekend, with the birth of his fourth child clashing with the Premiership Semi-Final tie away to Bristol Bears.
Instead of picking one over the other, the 30-year-old tied the hectic schedule together through the use of a helicopter.
Marler was able to be at his wife's side to witness the birth of their daughter, before heading to Tonbridge School, which is close to his residence.
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Getting in the chopper, he then made his way west before arriving at North Bristol Rugby Club to meet up with the rest of his teammates.
Marler was greeted by player welfare officer Andy Sanger.
Posting on Twitter a spokesman for the school said: "Thrilled that we were able to help, with the helicopter taking off from the school on Saturday morning, and landing back here at Tonbridge in the evening.
"All our best wishes to Joe, his family and, of course, the new arrival."
Harlequins were due to play one of the biggest games of their season, and Marler simply couldn't miss it.
The Quins player made the 142-mile trip to Bristol via helicopter to ensure he could be part of the occasion, arriving a day later than his teammates.
The team ended victorious after initially being 28-0 down.
A remarkable comeback saw Harlequins book their place in the Premiership final with a 36-43 win.
Let's just hope Marler can have a more relaxing build-up to the game next time.