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|Full name||Dolphin Rugby Football Club|
|Ground(s)||Musgrave Park, Cork (Capacity: 8,000)|
Dolphin Rugby Football Club is a rugby union club in Cork. It was founded in 1902, by members of Dolphin Swimming Club seeking to find a wintertime activity.They play in Division 1A of the All-Ireland League. In 2007/08 they finished in their highest ever league position- 6th. The present Irish Coach, Declan Kidney played for the club in the 1980s and early 90's. Michael Kiernan, with 43, is the clubs most capped international player, J S McCarthy and Terry Kingston both captained Ireland. Scrum half Tomás O'Leary is the present Irish No 9. The club's top try scorer in The AIB League & Cup is James Coughlan with 32, Coughlan was captain of the Munster side that beat Australia. They have been in AIL Division 1A since 2006-07.
- All Ireland League Division 2 Champions 2003
- Munster Senior Cup Winners (6): 1921, 1931, 1944–45, 1948 and 1956.
- Munster Junior Cup (4):1913, 1923, 1926, 1944.
- Munster Junior Plate: 1985.
- Munster Under 20 League: 1984.
- Munster Senior League: (8) 1924, 1926, 1929, 1949, 1955, 1956, 1973 and 1991.
Notable Past Players
The following have represented Ireland at full international level whilst playing with Dolphin;
- 1955/56 C J Hanrahan
- 1973/74 I F Mahony
- 1983/84 G F Reidy
First XV (2011/12)
Current Munster-Contracted Players
Munster Academy Members 2012-13)
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