Shane Geraghty

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Shane Geraghty
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Full name Shane Geraghty
Date of birth (1986-08-12) 12 August 1986 (age 27)
Place of birth Coventry, England
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 90 kg (14 st 2 lb)[1]
School Bablake School
Occupation(s) Rugby Player
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Fly-half / Centre
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2004–2009
2009–2011
2011
2012–
London Irish
Northampton Saints
CA Brive
London Irish
95
38
(219)
(216)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2007–2009 England 6 (5)
correct as of 21 October 2010.
Sevens national teams
Years Club / team Comps
2007 England

Shane Geraghty (born 12 August 1986 in Coventry, West Midlands) is an English rugby union player who plays for London Irish in the Aviva Premiership.

Geraghty's normally plays at Centre or at Fly-half.

Early life[edit]

He attended Bablake School until 2002 and Colston's Collegiate School until 2004.

Career[edit]

Coventry-born and able to play at both fly-half and inside centre, he progressed through the London Irish development system and made his senior club debut while still a member of the Exiles Academy, aged 18 in October 2004.

Geraghty was capped by England at U21 and A-level, before making the first of his six Test appearances to date off the bench against France in the 2007 Six Nations.

After 95 appearances in 5 seasons for London Irish, Shane joined Northampton Saints in July 2009 and was man-of-the-match in the club's historic Heineken Cup win over Munster, as well as picking up an Anglo-Welsh Cup winner's medal following a dramatic final against Gloucester. Geraghty was subsequently selected for England's 2010 summer tour of Australia and New Zealand, featuring in all 3 of the midweek matches.

Having scored 216 points in just under 40 matches for the Saints, he moved across the Channel to join French club CA Brive for the 2011/2012 season and played a key role as the side reached the semi-finals of the Amlin Challenge Cup.

In April 2012, it was announced that Geraghty would be returning to former club London Irish for the 2012/2013 season having signed a new two-year deal.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RFU Official Site of the RFU, Governing Body of Rugby Union in England". web page. RFU. Retrieved 22 September 2011. 

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