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Dan Leavy (born 23 May 1994) is an Irish rugby union player for Leinster Rugby. His preferred position is flanker. It was announced in April 2015 that he had been awarded a senior contract with Leinster following completion of his time in the academy, having previously played with the Leinster senior team, making his debut in October 2014 against Edinburgh.[3][4]

Dan Leavy
Birth nameDaniel Leavy
Date of birth (1994-05-23) 23 May 1994 (age 25)
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight107 kg (16 st 12 lb; 236 lb)[1][2]
SchoolSt Michael's College, Dublin
UniversityUniversity College Dublin
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
University College Dublin R.F.C. ()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014– Leinster 49 (50)
Correct as of 18 March 2018
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013–2014
2016–
Ireland U20
Ireland
7
11
(10)
(15)
Correct as of 16 November 2018

InternationalEdit

In November 2016 Leavy received his first call-up to the senior Ireland team.[5] On March 18, 2017, he was called to the Irish bench for the Six Nations against England after Jamie Heaslip turned his ankle during the warmup.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Leinster : European Rugby Champions Cup (EPCR). Epcrugby.com (2014-09-25). Retrieved on 2017-06-30.
  2. ^ http://www.leinsterrugby.ie/player?PlayGuid=DL461256
  3. ^ Marcus Ó Buachalla (9 April 2015) Mick Kearney To Join Leinster as 31 Players Put Pen to Paper. leinsterrugby.ie
  4. ^ Dan Leavy. leinsterrugby.ie
  5. ^ "Jordi Murphy: Ireland flanker out for 'six to nine months' because of knee injury". BBC. 7 November 2016. Retrieved 7 November 2016.

External linksEdit

  • Leinster Profile [1]