Devin Toner

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Devin Toner
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Birth nameDevin Toner
Date of birth (1986-06-29) 29 June 1986 (age 32)
Place of birthMoynalvey, County Meath, Ireland
Height2.13 m (7 ft 0 in) [1]
Weight129 kg (20 st 4 lb; 284 lb)[2]
SchoolCastleknock College
UniversityUniversity College Dublin
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Current team Leinster
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2005– Leinster 216 (20)
Correct as of 14 May 2018
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2006
2007–
2010–
Ireland U21
Ireland Wolfhounds
Ireland
9
9
62


(10)
Correct as of 16 November 2018
Toner winning a lineout for Ireland against Romania during the 2015 Rugby World Cup

Devin Toner (born 29 June 1986) is a professional rugby player. Educated at Castleknock College, Dublin he plays in the second-row for Ireland and the Irish province Leinster. Measuring nearly 7 foot in height, he was the tallest player in the Heineken Cup and the 2015 Rugby World Cup. He wears a size 15 (UK) boot.[3]

Leinster[edit]

The former Castleknock College player has established himself as a senior player with Leinster, chalking up more than a century of senior provincial caps.

Ireland[edit]

Toner made his Ireland Wolfhounds debut in the Churchill Cup against Canada in June 2009, and helped his side win the tournament in Denver with a win against the England Saxons. He has six Ireland Wolfhounds caps in total.

Toner was selected by Ireland's head coach Declan Kidney to make his International debut for Ireland against Samoa on 13 November 2010 during the 2010 end of year rugby tests. He then came off the bench against the All Blacks and Argentina.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.leinsterrugby.ie/player?PlayGuid=DT150994
  2. ^ http://www.the42.ie/devin-toner-ireland-wales-six-nations-2017-3277731-Mar2017/
  3. ^ Devin Toner [@DevinToner4] (1 October 2015). "I had given up hope but the squad gift from @jackmc100 proved it could be done! Unreal effort @UGGUK" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  4. ^ "Ireland make 11 changes for clash with Samoa". RTÉ Sport. 2010-11-09. Archived from the original on 2010-11-10. Retrieved 2010-11-09.

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