Denis Fogarty

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Denis Fogarty
Full name Denis Fogarty
Date of birth (1983-07-16) 16 July 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Limerick, Ireland
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 106 kg (16 st 9 lb)
School Rockwell College
Notable relative(s) John Fogarty(brother)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Hooker
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2004–12
2012–13
2013–15
2015–16
Munster
Aurillac
Agen
Provence
91
25
37
3
(30)
(5)
(15)
(0)
Correct as of 5 May 2016
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008–09 Ireland A 7 (10)
Correct as of 13 Jul 2015

Denis Fogarty (born 16 July 1983 in Limerick, Ireland) is a former Irish rugby union player who played at Hooker for Munster, Aurillac, Agen and Provence. He has also represented Ireland at Schoolboy, U21 and 'A' level. He was educated at Rockwell College. In May 2016, Fogarty was forced to retire from rugby after suffering a recurrence of a shoulder injury.[1]

Munster[edit]

Fogarty made his debut for Munster against The Borders in the Celtic League in November 2004.[2] When Frankie Sheahan sustained an injury, Fogarty was called up onto the bench for Munster's 2006 Heineken Cup Final against Biarritz Olympique in May 2006. He was part of the Munster A team that won the 2011–12 British and Irish Cup.[3] His last game for Munster was the away play-off semi-final against Ospreys on 11 May 2012, which Munster lost 45-10.

Aurillac[edit]

It was announced on 25 April 2012 that Fogarty would be joining French Pro D2 side Stade Aurillacois Cantal Auvergne, better known as Aurillac.[4] Fogarty was named in the Pro D2 team of the season for 2012-13.[5]

Agen[edit]

Fogarty will join French Pro D2 side SU Agen Lot-et-Garonne, better known as Agen, on a two-year contract at the start of the 2013–14 season.[6]

Provence Rugby[edit]

Fogarty currently played for French Pro D2 side Provence Rugby.

Ireland[edit]

Fogarty first represented Ireland A in the 2008 Churchill Cup. He was part of the Ireland A team that won the 2009 Churchill Cup, defeating England Saxons 49-22 in the final.[7] He also played for Ireland A against Tonga in November 2009.[8]

Honours[edit]

Munster[edit]

Munster A[edit]

Ireland A[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Injury forces ex-Munster star Denis Fogarty to retire". irishexaminer.com. 3 May 2016. Retrieved 5 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "Munster 45-8 Borders". munsterrugby.ie. 19 November 2004. Archived from the original on 19 December 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "Munster Prove Too Strong". munsterrugby.ie. 27 April 2012. Archived from the original on 1 May 2012. Retrieved 29 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "Fogarty's Final Fling". munsterrugby.ie. 25 April 2012. Archived from the original on 30 April 2012. Retrieved 25 April 2012. 
  5. ^ "Fogarty's fine French season recognised". irishexaminer.com. 22 May 2013. Retrieved 22 May 2013. 
  6. ^ "Fogarty's fine French season recognised". irishexaminer.com. 22 May 2013. Retrieved 22 May 2013. 
  7. ^ "Ireland A Cap Off Stunning Season With Churchill Cup Success". irishrugby.ie. 21 June 2009. Retrieved 2 December 2012. 
  8. ^ "Denis Fogarty Starting for Ireland A". munsterrugby.ie. 13 November 2009. Retrieved 29 September 2011. 

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