Rob Herring (rugby union)

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Rob Herring (rugby union)
Full name Robert William Herring
Date of birth (1990-04-27) April 27, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Cape Town, South Africa
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 227 lb (103 kg)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Hooker
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
London Irish
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2014- Ireland 1 (0)

Rob Herring (born 27 April 1990) in Cape Town, South Africa) is an Irish rugby union player for Ulster in the Pro 12 and Heineken Cup. He plays as a Hooker. Herring born in South Africa, hales from one of South Africa's oldest and well known schools, South African College Schools (SACS) and also qualifies to play for Ireland.[1]

In January 2014, Herring was included in the provisional 44 man Ireland squad for the 2014 Six Nations Championship.[2][3] Herring made his debut for Ireland in June 2014 coming off the bench in a tour match against Argentina.


  1. ^ "Rob Herring can keep Ulster Rugby on the charge". Irish Independent. 31 October 2013. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Joe Schmidt names seven uncapped players in his extended 44-man Six Nations squad". Irish Independent. 14 January 2014. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Ah You Irish? New Zealand-born prop Rodney makes Ireland's Six Nations squad". Daily Mail. 14 January 2014. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 

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