Dan Tuohy

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Dan Tuohy
Personal information
Full name Daniel Tuohy
Date of birth (1985-06-18) June 18, 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Bristol, England
Height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight 17 st 11 lb (113 kg)
School(s) attended Hartpury College
Club information
Position(s) Lock
Current club Ulster
Youth clubs
Years Club
Weston-super-Mare RFC
Senior clubs*
Years Club Apps (points)
Gloucester Rugby
Exeter Chiefs
2 (0)
0 (0)
122 (60)
Representative teams**
4 (0)
9 (5)
* Professional club appearances and points
counted for domestic first grade only and
correct as of 1 Apr 2015.
** Representative team caps and points correct
as of 9 Feb 2015.

Dan Tuohy (born 18 June 1985) is an English-born Ireland international rugby union player, currently playing for Ulster Rugby. He plays as a lock.


Tuohy started rugby on the wing for Weston-super-Mare R.F.C. Colts before becoming a second row forward. He made his first professional appearance for Gloucester against London Irish in the Guinness Premiership and received the man of the match award. In May 2012, he scored Ulster's only try in the 14-42 defeat to Leinster in the Heineken Cup final.


In May 2010, Tuohy was named in the 33-man squad for Ireland's summer tour to New Zealand and Australia.[1] He went on to play for Ireland in the non-cap match against the Barbarians on 4 June 2010.[2] On 12 June 2010, Tuohy made his test debut, coming on in the first half of the game against New Zealand in New Plymouth. Ireland lost the game by 66–28, with Tuohy scoring a try in the first minute after coming on.[3] In 2014, Tuohy was called up to replace Paul O' Connell in Ireland's home six nations game against Scotland. He played a pivotal role in Ireland's victory over the Scots and retained his position on the bench for Ireland's next home game against Wales. His appearance as a substitute in that game was cruelly cut short with a broken forearm.


  1. ^ "Henry and Tuohy in Ireland squad for summer tour". BBC Sport (BBC). 2010-05-18. Retrieved 2010-07-14. 
  2. ^ "Ireland 23–29 Barbarians". BBC Sport (BBC). 2010-06-04. Retrieved 2010-07-14. 
  3. ^ "New Zealand 66–28 Ireland". BBC Sport (BBC). 2010-06-12. Retrieved 2010-07-14. 

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