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Sean McCarthy
Sean McCarthy

Munster Academy Year:  Three

Position: Second Row

School:  Rockwell

Club: Shannon

Honours: Ireland U20 2013

The second row Currow native is nephew of Munster great Mick Galwey.  

He featured in three of the Ireland U20s 6 Nations games in 2013, starting against Italy and coming on against England and France before joining the U20s in France for the JWC where he featured in four of the games.

He captained his school side Rockwell to a Munster Schools Senior Cup title in 2012 and a few weeks later went on to play for Ireland U19s with Ryan Murphy against France and England.

Sean represented the Munster U20s in the Interprovincial series in September 2012 and made the move from sub academy to academy at the start of season 2013/14.

Other representations include playing basketball for Ireland U16s and minor football with Kerry in 2011. 

Made his B&I Cup debut for Munster A in the quarter-final against Leinster A in April '14 and represented the Munster senior team in pre-season action in August 2014 away to Gloucester and a week later in the SEAT Challenge against London Irish at the Waterford RSC.

Made five starts for Munster A in the 2014/15 B&I Cup.

Sustained an ankle injury in January that kept him out of action for the remainder of the season.

Featured for the senior squad in Munster's pre-season friendlies against Grenoble and Connacht at Thomond Park in August 2015.

DOB12th Feb 1993
BirthplaceKerry, Ireland
Height1.98 m (6' 6")
Weight112 kg (17 st 8 lb)
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