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Shane Buckley
Shane Buckley

Senior Debut: v Edinburgh Rugby, September 2014, Thomond Park

Club: Garryowen FC

School: Rockwell College

Honours: Ireland Schools; Ireland U20 2011 & 2012.

Twitter: @star_bucks92

One of four Munster players in the Irish U20s side that featured in the Junior World Cup in South Africa in June 2012.  Also featured in the 2011 JWC in Italy after playing in the U20s Six Nations earlier that year.

Made his British and Irish Cup debut against Moseley in December 2011.

Played for a Munster Development side that defeated Russian professional outfit Enesei STM 34-24 in April '12.

Picked up an ankle injury in December '12 against Rotherham Titans which ruled him out af action for a number of weeks. Joined the Munster development side that travelled to Barcelona in Feb. '13.

He made his first Munster appearance when coming on against Gloucester in Thomond Park in the SEAT Series in August '13.

Having completed three years in the Greencore Munster Academy, Buckley was named Academy Player of the Year 2014 and secured a Senior Development Contract for the 2014/15 season.

Played for a Munster 7’s side at the Limerick World Club 7s Festival in Thomond Park, August 2014.

Made his senior competitive debut against Edinburgh at Thomond Park in Round 1 of the Guinness PRO12, September 2014.

Scored his first B&I Cup try v Moseley at Billesley Common in December 2014.

Signes a one-year development contract extension for season 2015/16.

DOB14th Apr 1992
BirthplaceCork, Ireland
Height1.91 m (6' 3")
Weight108 kg (17 st 0 lb)
PositionBack Row
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