Colm Tucker

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Colm Tucker
Full name Colm Christopher Tucker
Date of birth (1952-09-22)22 September 1952
Place of birth Limerick, Ireland
Date of death 11 January 2012(2012-01-11) (aged 59)
Height 186 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 99 kg (15 st 8 lb)
School St. Munchin's College
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Flanker
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1979–1980
1980
Ireland
British & Irish Lions
3
2
(0)
(0)

Colm Tucker (22 September 1952 – 11 January 2012)[1] was an Ireland international rugby union player. He toured South Africa in 1980 with the British Lions[2] during a period when at club level he was representing Shannon RFC. Tucker was educated at St. Munchin's College in Limerick.

Colm Tucker had the ‘misfortune’ to have his surname misprinted in the programme for the international against France in Paris in 1980.

Tucker's death was announced in January 2012. He was 59.[3]

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