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CJ Stander Named Honorary Limerick Man

30th April 2021 By The Editor

CJ Stander has been named an Honorary Limerickman.

CJ Stander has been named an Honorary Limerickman. Munster Rugby

Munster man and Ireland international CJ Stander has been named an Honorary Limerick Man at the Limerick Person of the Year awards.

Munster man and Ireland international CJ Stander has been named an Honorary Limerick Man at the Limerick Person of the Year awards.

A resident of Limerick since joining Munster Rugby in 2012, Stander had previously been made an Honorary International Ambassador for Limerick in 2017.

Accepting the award, CJ said: “It is a big honour for me and my family.

“It has been a big, big pleasure living in a lovely city like Limerick.

“Thanks to everyone who made us welcome since day one and thank you for all the support you have given me personally and, secondly, as a team with Munster.”

Stander has scored 42 tries in 153 Munster appearances and will retire at the end of the season, returning home to South Africa.

The 31-year-old earned 51 Ireland caps since making his international debut in 2016 and won Munster Rugby’s Player of the Year award a record three times.

Watch CJ’s full speech from the 33-minute mark below.

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