Who’s Tadhg Beirne: Ten issues you need to know concerning the Eire ahead
Tadhg Beirne, who can play throughout the again 5 of the pack, needed to bide his time to make his mark on the skilled sport and was 26 when he made his Eire debut. There are loads extra particulars to find out about him…
Ten issues you need to learn about Tadhg Beirne
1. Born in Eadestown, Kildare in Eire on 8 January 1992, Beirne weighs 17st 8lb (113kg) and is 6ft 6in (198cm) tall.
2. His sister, Alannah Beirne, is a TV character and style mannequin. Their mom, Brenda Hyland, was topped the Rose of Tralee in 1983.
3. A part of the Eire U20 staff that completed sixth within the 2012 IRB Junior World Championship, Beirne then performed for the Eire Sevens staff in 2015. Nevertheless, he needed to wait one other three years earlier than his first senior cap when Eire toured Australia in 2018.
4. At 23, Beirne made his senior debut for Leinster towards Cardiff Blues in 2015. Nearly all of the time beforehand he had performed for Leinster’s A staff and when he wasn’t supplied a brand new contract he thought-about giving up rugby to do a masters in actual property.
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5. As a substitute, the Scarlets signed Beirne in the summertime of 2016 and he made his debut within the opening sport of the season. He loved a profitable season on the Welsh area and was a part of the staff that received the 2017 Pro12 last, scoring a attempt within the 46-22 victory towards Munster.
6. In October 2017, Munster introduced that Beirne would be a part of the province for the 2018-19 season. Earlier than leaving the Scarlets, he was named 2017-18 Pro14 Gamers’ Participant of the Season.
7. In Beirne’s Champions Cup debut for Munster, he earned the Man of the Match award towards Exeter Chiefs earlier than incomes the identical accolade later within the pool stage towards Leinster and the reverse fixture towards Exeter.
8. He made his first begin for Eire towards Italy in November 2018. He additionally scored his first Check tries in that match, crossing for a double.
He was a part of Eire’s 2019 World Cup squad and began in all of their 2021 Six Nations matches, shifting between lock and back-row. He was named Man of the Match towards Italy and Scotland, and was nominated for the Participant of the Championship award.
9. Beirne earned successive Pro14 Dream Group nominations in 2017-18 and 2018-19, taking part in for Scarlets after which Munster.
10. Regardless of being so tall, he’s identified for his jackling capacity and sometimes tops the turnover charts. He says: “Being tall, it is advisable to have your approach fairly spot-on and it’s getting higher.”
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