Luke O'Dea

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Luke O'Dea
Full name Luke O'Dea
Date of birth (1990-07-18) 18 July 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Birmingham, U.K
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 90 kg (14 st 2 lb, 198 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Fullback, Wing
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
Munster A
correct as of 4 May 2014.

Luke O'Dea (born 18 July 1990 in Birmingham, United Kingdom) is an Irish rugby union player. He plays for Munster at Fullback and Wing. O'Dea plays his club rugby with Shannon RFC.


O'Dea made his full Munster debut against Edinburgh on 26 November 2011 in a RaboDirect Pro12 game. He also scored his first try for Munster in this game.[1][2] O'Dea scored his second try for Munster in the 33–17 loss to Ulster in the RaboDirect Pro12, after retaining his place from the win against Connacht the previous week.[3] He signed a Development contract with Munster in March 2012,[4] and was added to Munster's 2011–12 Heineken Cup squad.[5] O'Dea started for Munster A in the final of the 2011–12 British and Irish Cup, and scored a try as they beat Cross Keys 31-12.[6] He made his Heineken Cup debut on 16 December 2012, as a replacement against Saracens. O'Dea agreed a two-year contract extension with Munster in January 2013.[7]

Other Work[edit]

Luke was a judge at the charity event Mr Ennis in 2013. The event took place in the Queens Nightclub in Ennis on 26 July.


  1. ^ "All Change For Edinburgh Game". 25 November 2011. Retrieved 27 November. 
  2. ^ "Munster Impress". 27 November 2011. Retrieved 27 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "Error Strewn Second Half Costs Munster". 31 December 2011. Retrieved 20 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Contract News". 16 March 2012. Retrieved 16 March 2012. 
  5. ^ "Wallace, Borlase & O'Dea Added To HC Squad". 23 March 2012. Retrieved 23 March 2012. 
  6. ^ "Munster Prove Too Strong". 27 April 2012. Retrieved 29 April 2012. 
  7. ^ "Nine Contract Extensions Agreed". 3 January 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2013. 

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