Richard Wallace (rugby union)

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Richard Wallace
Full name Richard Michael Wallace
Date of birth (1968-01-16) 16 January 1968 (age 47)
Place of birth Cork, Ireland
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 14 st 0 lb (89 kg)
Notable relative(s) Paul Wallace
David Wallace
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Wing
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1995–97
1997–99
Munster
Saracens
11
25
(20)
(55)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1991–98
1993
Ireland
Lions
29
0
(23)
(0)

Richard Michael Wallace (born 16 January 1968) is a former Garryowen, Munster, Saracens, Ireland and Lions rugby union player. He was a winger and gained 29 caps with the Ireland national rugby union team. He was a member of the first Munster team to compete in the Heineken Cup. He made his full international debut in 1991 against Namibia. He is Irelands all-time top try scorer in Rugby World Cup Sevens with 10 tries. His younger brothers Paul Wallace and David Wallace also played rugby for Ireland. He is currently an airline pilot for CityJet.

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