Trevor Hogan

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Trevor Hogan
Date of birth (1979-11-19) 19 November 1979 (age 37)
Place of birth Ireland
Height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight 17 st 12 lb (113 kg)
School CBS Nenagh
University Dublin City University
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2002-06
2006-11
Munster
Leinster
57
59
((5)
(15))
Correct as of 10 Feb 2015
Current local club Shannon RFC
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2006-09
2005-07
Ireland A
Ireland
12
4
((0)
(0))
Correct as of 10 Feb 2015

Trevor Hogan (born 19 November 1979) is an Irish former professional rugby union player. He attended Nenagh CBS[1] and Dublin City University, from which he obtained an honours degree in journalism. He played rugby with Nenagh Ormond, Dublin University and Blackrock College RFC before joining Shannon RFC in 2002 whom he has helped to victory in the All-Ireland League. He played for Munster until 2006, when he joined Leinster. He retired in January 2011 due to a knee injury[2]

Career[edit]

Hogan made his first start for Munster in 2003, where he went on to win 57 caps, 5 in the Heineken Cup. He scored, however, only one try in his spell there. While at Munster, he won his first Irish cap in 2005 against Japan during the Lions Tour. He went on to win 3 caps for the national side. He went on to win 23 caps, including 7 Heineken cup caps, scoring 2 tries in the process. On January 12, 2011 he announced his immediate retirement from rugby at all levels. He cited that his decision was made due to persistent knee injuries over a number of years.

Post-Rugby[edit]

Trevor attempted to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza with the Freedom Flotilla in June 2011 along with other pro-Palestinian activists. Before setting out, he wrote "The purpose, though, is not just to bring aid -- our goal is to end the siege and allow the people of Gaza to have their own functioning economy with the freedom to trade and travel, farm and fish their own territories." [3]

Trevor became Nenagh Ormond RFC Head Coach in the Summer of 2011 and helped the Club to gain promotion in the AIL. He subsequently moved back to Blackrock College RFC to take charge of the club's Under 20's Academy.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Trevor Hogan announces his retirement". Retrieved 12 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "Rugby Union Tournaments | Magners League | Leinster lock retires from game". Planet Rugby. Retrieved 2011-01-13. 
  3. ^ Hogan, Trevor (22 June 2011). "My last-minute jitters as I board ship to Gaza". Herald.ie. Retrieved 23 June 2011. 

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