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Rob Herring (born 27 April 1990) is an Irish rugby union player for Ulster in the Pro14 and Heineken Cup. He plays as a hooker.

Rob Herring
Birth nameRobert William Herring
Date of birth (1990-04-27) April 27, 1990 (age 29)
Place of birthCape Town, South Africa
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)[1]
Weight227 lb (103 kg; 16 st 3 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Hooker
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009–11
2009-10
2011
2012
2012-
London Irish
Nuneaton
London Welsh (loan)
Western Province
Ulster
5
8
3
2
155


(5)

(40)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013
2014–15
2014–
Emerging Ireland
Wolfhounds
Ireland
3
2
7
(0)
(0)
(5)
Correct as of 24 Nov 2018

Born in Cape Town, South Africa, Herring hales from one of South Africa's oldest and well known schools, South African College Schools (SACS) and also qualifies to play for Ireland.[2] In January 2014, Herring was included in the provisional 44 man Ireland squad for the 2014 Six Nations Championship.[3][4] Herring debuted for Ireland in June 2014 coming off the bench in a tour match against Argentina.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-11-27. Retrieved 2014-11-14.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Rob Herring can keep Ulster Rugby on the charge". Irish Independent. 31 October 2013. Retrieved 16 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Joe Schmidt names seven uncapped players in his extended 44-man Six Nations squad". Irish Independent. 14 January 2014. Retrieved 16 January 2014.
  4. ^ "Ah You Irish? New Zealand-born prop Rodney makes Ireland's Six Nations squad". Daily Mail. 14 January 2014. Retrieved 16 January 2014.

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