Cillian Willis

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Cillian Willis
Full name Cillian Willis
Date of birth (1985-01-19) 19 January 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth Dublin, Ireland
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Weight 82 kg (12 st 13 lb)
School Blackrock College
University University College Dublin
Rugby union career
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2006-2008
2008-2010
2010-2011
2011
2011-2013
Leinster
Ulster
Connacht
Leinster
Sale Sharks
12
15
18
6
30
((0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(10))
Correct as of 31 May 2013

Cillian Willis (born 19 January 1985) is a former professional rugby union footballer. His primary position was scrum-half.

He was born in Dublin and educated at Blackrock College in Williamstown and University College Dublin, where in 2006 he completed a commerce degree with honours.

Willis broke through into the Leinster team due to injuries to Chris Whittaker and Guy Easterby early on in the 2006/2007 season. His performances earned him the Leinster Player of the Month Award for October/November.[1] Willis is also cousin to Brian O'Driscoll. In July 2010, Willis signed a new contract with Connacht Rugby and joined his new squad on their pre-season training trip on the Aran Islands. He left Connacht after one season and with Eoin Reddan and Isaac Boss both called into the Irish World Cup squad he was given a contract until October 2011 by Leinster.[2] Willis signed for Sale Sharks for the 2011/2012 season.

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