Tyrone Howe

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Tyrone Howe
Full name Tyrone Gyle Howe
Date of birth (1971-04-02) 2 April 1971 (age 44)
Place of birth Newtownards, Northern Ireland
Height 1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 90 kilograms (14 st 2 lb)
School Banbridge Academy
University University of St Andrews
Rugby union career
Current status
Position(s) Wing
Playing career
Position Wing
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
University of St Andrews
Berliner Rugby-Club
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
British and Irish Lions

Tyrone Gyle Howe (born 2 April 1971, Newtownards, Northern Ireland) is a former rugby union footballer who played on the wing for University of St Andrews RFC, Ulster, Ireland and the British and Irish Lions.

Howe was brought up in Dromore and attended Banbridge Academy. On 10 June 2000 he made his senior international debut for Ireland against the United States. It was Ireland's largest win, the final score finishing 83-3. He also toured with the 2001 British and Irish Lions. Overall Howe won 14 caps for Ireland.

Howe retired from professional rugby at the end of the 2005-06 season. In 2005 he was elected to Banbridge District Council as an Ulster Unionist Party candidate. In 2007 he resigned from the council citing work commitments.[1] Howe now regularly appears on Sky Sports rugby coverage as a commentator and analyst, previously he has worked for Setanta Sports.

He now teaches at Uppingham School in Rutland.


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