Leslie Fergus Patrick Aherne (born 16 March 1963) in Cork is a former Irish rugby union international player who played as a scrum-half.He played for the Ireland team from 1988 to 1992, winning 16 caps and scoring one try. He was a member of the Ireland squad at the 1991 Rugby World Cup.
Presentation Brothers College is a Catholic, boys, fee-paying secondary school in Cork, Ireland.
Lansdowne Football Club, also sometimes referred to as Lansdowne Rugby Football Club, is a rugby union team based in Dublin, Ireland. It was founded in 1872 by Henry Dunlop as the Irish Champion Athletic Club. Its senior team currently plays in Division 1A of the All-Ireland League. The club's playing colours are black, red and yellow hoops, with navy shorts.
Casey Daniel Eti Laulala is a Samoan-born New Zealand former rugby union player.
Michael Rowan O'Driscoll is an Irish former rugby union player. He played for Munster in the Pro12 and Heineken Cup, and played internationally for Ireland. He was an integral senior player for Munster and captained the province numerous times, particularly during the 2008–09 season.
Tomás O'Leary is a former Irish rugby union player who played as a scrum-half. O'Leary played most of his career in the Pro14 with Munster, where he was part of the team that won the Heineken Cup in 2006 and again in 2008. He also played in the English Premiership with London Irish, and the Top 14 with Montpellier. Internationally, he represented Ireland, where he was a member of the team that won the 2009 Six Nations Championship and Grand Slam. Also in 2009, he was selected for the British and Irish Lions, though injury prevented him from touring with the squad. O'Leary retired from professional rugby in July 2017.
Anthony Horgan is a former Irish rugby union player, who played for Cork Constitution, Munster and Ireland. He played the majority of his rugby as a Winger.
Tony Buckley is a former Irish rugby union player who played Prop. He was one of the heaviest men playing professional rugby, weighing in at 21 st 10 lbs or 138 kilograms (305 lbs). He wore size 16 boots which had to be custom made for him in Germany. He joined Sale Sharks on a 3-year deal from the 2011/12 season.
Fergus McFadden is an Irish professional rugby union player for Leinster he plays both as a centre and on the wing.
Duncan Williams is an Irish rugby union player. He plays as a scrum-half and represents Cork Constitution in the All-Ireland League.
France vs British Lions, 1989. As part of the celebrations for the Bicentennial of the French Revolution, in 1989 France played a British and Irish Lions team.
Peter O'Mahony is an Irish rugby union player. He plays for Munster in the Pro14 and European Rugby Champions Cup and Ireland internationally. During his career, O'Mahony has captained Presentation Brothers College, Ireland U18, Ireland U20, Munster, Ireland and the British and Irish Lions. He plays primarily as a flanker, but can also play at number 8, and represents Cork Constitution in the All-Ireland League.
Terry Kingston is a former Irish rugby union international player who played for the Irish national rugby union team. He played as a hooker..
Craig Gilroy is an Irish rugby union player from Belfast, Northern Ireland. He plays wing for Ulster and for Ireland. Gilroy made headlines with his try-scoring exploits in the victory over Munster in the April 2012 Heineken Cup quarter final. He also took part in the semi final against Edinburgh with which Ulster went through to the Heineken Cup final, winning 22–19. He scored a hat trick of tries against Italy in the Stadio Olympico in a convincing 63-10 win for Ireland in the 2017 six nations.
Brian Spillane in Cork is a former Irish rugby union international player who played for the Irish national rugby union team. He played as a number eight. He played for the Ireland team from 1985 to 1989, winning 16 caps and was a member of the Ireland squad at 1987 Rugby World Cup. He made his debut in February 1985 against Scotland and scored a try for Ireland against Canada in the 1987 Rugby World Cup. He won a Triple Crown and 5 Nations Championship in 1985. He also played inter county football for Limerick and won county championships with Monaleen at all grades. He currently works as a medical doctor. He is married to Brid and they have 5 adult children.
Paul Collins is a former Irish rugby union international player who played for the Irish national rugby union team. He played as a flanker for the Ireland team from 1987 to 1990, winning 2 caps and was part of the Ireland squad at the 1987 Rugby World Cup where he played in one match.
Kenny Murphy is a former Irish rugby union international player who played as a full-back. He played for the Ireland team from 1990 to 1992, winning 11 caps. He was a member of the Ireland squad at the 1991 Rugby World Cup.
Darren Sweetnam is an Irish rugby union player for Munster in the Pro14 and European Rugby Champions Cup. He plays as a wing but can also play fullback. Sweetnam is also a former inter-county hurler with Cork and has played underage hockey for Ireland.
Tadhg Gerard Beirne is an Irish rugby union player, currently playing for Munster in the Pro14 and the European Rugby Champions Cup. He primarily plays as a lock, but can also play as a flanker or number 8.
Patrick Joseph "Paddy" Ryan is an Irish-American rugby union player who plays as a prop for Rugby United New York (RUNY) in Major League Rugby (MLR) and the United States men's national team.
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