Video | Introducing The Academy – Darragh McSweeney
16th March 2023 By The Editor
A Grand Slam winner with the Ireland U20s in 2022, Darragh McSweeney joined the Greencore Munster Rugby Academy last summer.
The prop starting playing at Muskerry RFC before playing schools rugby at PBC, helping the school to the Pinergy Munster Schools Senior Cup final in both 2019 and 2020.
He made two appearances for the Ireland U20s during the 2022 6 Nations against France and Italy as they clinched the Grand Slam.
The 2021/22 season also saw McSweeney help Shannon gain promotion to Division 1A of the AIL and feature for Munster A.
He was added to Munster’s Champions Cup squad in December 2021 and featured for the Ireland U20s at the 2022 Summer Series in Italy.
The 2022/23 season has seen McSweeney feature extensively for Shannon in Division 1A of the AIL.