Richard Wallace (rugby union)

Richard Michael Wallace (born 16 January 1968) is a former Garryowen, Munster, Saracens, Ireland and Lions rugby union player. He was a winger and gained 29 caps with the Ireland national rugby union team. He was a member of the first Munster team to compete in the Heineken Cup. He made his full international debut in 1991 against Namibia.[1] He is the all-time top try scorer for the Ireland national rugby sevens team in Rugby World Cup Sevens with 10 tries.[citation needed]

Richard Wallace
Birth nameRichard Michael Wallace
Date of birth (1968-01-16) 16 January 1968 (age 53)
Place of birthCork, Ireland
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight14 st 0 lb (89 kg)
Notable relative(s)Paul Wallace
David Wallace
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1995–97
1997–99
Munster
Saracens
11
25
(20)
(55)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1991–98
1993
Ireland
Lions
29
0
(23)
(0)

His younger brothers Paul Wallace and David Wallace also played rugby for Ireland. He later became an airline pilot for CityJet.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Richard Michael Wallace". ESPN scrum.
  2. ^ O'Sullivan, John. "Winger Wallace flying high in his new career as pilot". The Irish Times.

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