Max Deegan

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Max Deegan
Birth nameMax Deegan
Date of birth (1996-10-01) 1 October 1996 (age 22)
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight109 kg (17.2 st; 240 lb)
SchoolSt Michael's College, Dublin
UniversityUniversity College Dublin
Rugby union career
Position(s) Number 8
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2016–present Leinster 29 (35)
Correct as of 12 Dec 2018
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2016 Ireland U20 9 (15)
Correct as of 25 June 2016

Max Deegan (born 1 October 1996) is an Irish rugby union player for Pro14 and European Rugby Champions Cup side Leinster. He plays as a number 8.


Deegan was promoted to Leinster's senior squad ahead of the 2017–18 season, having made three appearances for the province during the previous season.[1]


Deegan was named Player of the Tournament for his part in helping Ireland Under-20's reach their first ever final during the 2016 World Rugby Under 20 Championship.[2]


  1. ^ "Max Deegan awarded senior contract as Leinster recruit five Ireland U20s to academy". The42. 27 June 2017. Retrieved 11 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Ireland's Max Deegan named World U20s Best Player after tournament to remember". SportsJoe. 25 June 2016. Retrieved 11 September 2017.

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