Jack McGrath (rugby player)

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Jack McGrath
Birth name Jack McGrath
Date of birth (1989-10-11) 11 October 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Dublin, Ireland
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 118 kg (18 st 8 lb; 260 lb)
School St Mary's College
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop
Current team Leinster
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010– Leinster 125 (55)
Correct as of 19 March 2018
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009
2013
2014–
2013–
2017
Ireland U20
Emerging Ireland
Ireland Wolfhounds
Ireland
British and Irish Lions
9
3
2
49
3



(10)
(0)
Correct as of 16 June 2018

Jack McGrath (born 11 October 1989) is an Irish rugby union player for Leinster Rugby and for the Ireland national rugby union team. His preferred position is loosehead prop.

Leinster[edit]

McGrath made his senior debut in April 2010 against Glasgow Warriors.

International[edit]

Ireland[edit]

McGrath was called up to the Emerging Ireland squad on the 19 May 2013 to play in the Tbilisi Cup.[1]

In October 2013, McGrath was named in the 34-man Ireland party for the 2013 end-of-year rugby union tests. He was selected to start for Ireland as prop in the first of the end of year tests against Samoa on 9 November 2013.[2][3] He was named "Man of the match" for his performance.

Lions[edit]

McGrath played with the 2017 British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand. He played in all three test matches, coming on as a substitute in each one.

Personal life[edit]

McGrath is an ambassador for IRUPA's Tackle Your Feelings initiative.

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