Niall Scannell

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Niall Scannell
Date of birth (1992-04-08) 8 April 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth Cork, Ireland
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 109 kg (17 st 2 lb, 240 lb)
School PBC
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Hooker
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
Dolphin RFC
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2013–present Munster 2 (0)
correct as of 28 Dec 2013.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2012 Ireland U20 8 (0)
correct as of 11 May 2013.

Niall Scannell (born 8 April 1992 in Cork, Ireland) is an Irish rugby union player for Munster. He plays as a Hooker. Scannell plays his club rugby with Dolphin RFC.

Munster[edit]

Scannell secured a development contract with the senior Munster for the 2013–14 season in April 2013.[1] He made his senior Munster debut on 21 December 2013, coming on as a replacement against Scarlets in the Pro 12.[2] Scannell made his first start for Munster on 27 December 2013, against Connacht.[3][4] He signed a one-year development contract extension in March 2014.[5]

Ireland[edit]

Scannell won a total of eight caps for the Ireland Under-20 team, playing in the 2012 Under-20 Six Nations Championship and captaining the team at the 2012 IRB Junior World Championship.[6][7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contract News". munsterrugby.ie. 3 April 2013. Retrieved 11 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "O'Mahony Steals Dramatic Late Win". munsterrugby.ie. 21 December 2013. Retrieved 22 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Penney Rings The Changes For Connacht". munsterrugby.ie. 26 December 2013. Retrieved 27 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Hanrahan Stars As Munster 8 Points Clear". munsterrugby.ie. 27 December 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Contract News". munsterrugby.ie. 31 March 2014. Retrieved 31 March 2014. 
  6. ^ "Ireland U-20s Stun Hosts South Africa". irishrugby.ie. 4 June 2012. Retrieved 11 May 2013. 
  7. ^ "Ireland Under-20s Gain Revenge On England". irishrugby.ie. 17 June 2012. Retrieved 11 May 2013. 
  8. ^ "Ireland Under-20s Secure Fifth Place Finish". irishrugby.ie. 22 June 2012. Retrieved 11 May 2013. 

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