Luke O'Dea

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Luke O'Dea
Full name Luke O'Dea
Date of birth (1990-07-18) 18 July 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Birmingham, U.K
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 90 kg (14 st 2 lb, 198 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fullback, Wing
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011–15
2015–
Munster
Lille MR
20
6
(30)
(5)
Correct as of 16 Nov 2015

Luke O'Dea (born 18 July 1990 in Birmingham, United Kingdom) is an Irish rugby union player. He can play at either Fullback or Wing.

Munster[edit]

O'Dea made his full Munster debut against Edinburgh on 26 November 2011 in a RaboDirect Pro12 game. He also scored his first try for Munster in this game.[1][2] O'Dea scored his second try for Munster in the 33–17 loss to Ulster in the RaboDirect Pro12, after retaining his place from the win against Connacht the previous week.[3] He signed a Development contract with Munster in March 2012,[4] and was added to Munster's 2011–12 Heineken Cup squad.[5] O'Dea started for Munster A in the final of the 2011–12 British and Irish Cup, and scored a try as they beat Cross Keys 31-12.[6] He made his Heineken Cup debut on 16 December 2012, as a replacement against Saracens. O'Dea agreed a two-year contract extension with Munster in January 2013.[7]

Lille Métropole Rugby[edit]

In June 2015, it was announced that O'Dea was leaving Munster to join French Fédérale 1 side Lille Métropole Rugby.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All Change For Edinburgh Game". munsterrugby.ie. 25 November 2011. Retrieved 27 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Munster Impress". munsterrugby.ie. 27 November 2011. Retrieved 27 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "Error Strewn Second Half Costs Munster". munsterrugby.ie. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 20 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Contract News". munsterrugby.ie. 16 March 2012. Retrieved 16 March 2012. 
  5. ^ "Wallace, Borlase & O'Dea Added To HC Squad". munsterrugby.ie. 23 March 2012. Retrieved 23 March 2012. 
  6. ^ "Munster Prove Too Strong". munsterrugby.ie. 27 April 2012. Retrieved 29 April 2012. 
  7. ^ "Nine Contract Extensions Agreed". munsterrugby.ie. 3 January 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2013. 
  8. ^ "O'Dea Set For France Move". munsterrugby.ie. 19 June 2015. Retrieved 20 June 2015. 

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