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Lachlan McCaffrey

Lachlan Patrick McCaffrey (born 17 March 1990 in Sydney, Australia) is an Australian rugby union footballer. His regular playing position is Number Eight. He was part of the Brumbies Extended Playing squad,[1] having previously represented the Western Force in Super Rugby. He joined the Perth based side ahead of the 2012 Super Rugby season and is awaiting his first-team debut. He previously played of the Waratahs. McCaffrey went to Saint Ignatius' College, Riverview in Sydney, and also plays for Eastwood in the Sydney Shute Shield grade rugby competition.

Lachlan McCaffrey
Birth nameLachlan Patrick McCaffrey
Date of birth (1990-03-17) 17 March 1990 (age 29)
Place of birthSydney, Australia
Height1.94 m (6 ft 4 12 in)
Weight108 kg (17 st 0 lb)
SchoolSaint Ignatius' College, Riverview
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker, Number 8
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
London Welsh
Leicester Tigers


Correct as of 22 May 2017
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
Western Force
Correct as of 27 July 2014

McCaffrey was a member of the Australia under 20 team that competed in the 2010 IRB Junior World Championship.[2]

He moved to English Premiership side London Welsh prior to the 2014–15 season.[3] On 5 May 2015, Lachlan signed for Leicester Tigers for the upcoming 2015-16 season.[4] Since signing for the Tigers, McCaffrey has gone on to become an integral part of the Leicester pack.

In 2018, McCaffrey will once again join the Brumbies having agreed on a contract to return to the Canberra-based club.


He contested the Division of Bennelong at the 2013 Australian federal election for the Democratic Labour Party. He won 0.70% of the vote, incumbent conservative MP John Alexander easily retained the seat.[5]

Reference ListEdit

  1. ^ "UC Brumbies EPS announced" (Press release). Brumbies Media Unit. 17 October 2013. Archived from the original on 17 October 2013. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
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  3. ^ "London Welsh sign Brumbies back-row". ESPNscrum. 8 July 2014. Retrieved 8 July 2014.
  4. ^ "Leicester Tigers sign London Welsh back-rower Lachlan McCaffrey". BBC Sport. 5 May 2015. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  5. ^ "Bennelong, NSW". Election 2013. Australian Electoral Commission. 27 September 2013. Retrieved 6 November 2013.

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