Brian Blaney

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Brian Blaney
Full name Brian Blaney
Date of birth (1982-02-26) 26 February 1982 (age 35)
Place of birth Dublin
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 105 kg (16 st 7 lb)[1]
School Terenure College
Rugby union career
Position(s) Hooker
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)

Leinster U21
London Irish

National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)

Ireland Schools
Ireland A


Brian Blaney (born 26 February 1982 in Dublin) is a professional rugby union player who played at Hooker for Leinster and now plays for London Irish.

Early life and education[edit]

Blaney went to Terenure College in Dublin, which is one of the main rugby nurseries in Ireland.[2] His brothers, David & James Blaney, are former Leinster rugby players. His cousin, Greg Blaney, won 2 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship medals with a famous exponent of Down in the 1991,'94.

Playing career[edit]

He joined London Irish at the start of 2010/11 seasion. During his time at Leinster, Blaney made 71 Appearances and scored 5 tries. He won a Magners League medal 2007/08 season and European Cup medal 2008/09


He won 5 caps playing for Ireland Wolfhounds (v France, USA, NZ Maori, England, Australia).[3]


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