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Peter McCabe (rugby union)

Peter McCabe
Date of birth (1992-03-05) 5 March 1992 (age 26)
Place of birthDromtarriffe, Ireland
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight116 kg (18.3 st; 256 lb)
SchoolChristian Brothers College, Cork
UniversityUniversity College Cork
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
20??–17 Dolphin ()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2016–2017
2017
2017–present
Munster
Connacht (loan)
Connacht
5
0
16
(0)
(0)
(0)
Correct as of 28 April 2018

Peter McCabe (born 5 March 1992 in Dromtarriffe, Ireland) is an Irish rugby union player for Pro14 side Connacht. McCabe plays as a prop and represented Cork city club Dolphin RFC in club rugby.[1]

Munster

On 4 November 2016, McCabe made his competitive debut for Munster when he came on as a substitute against Ospreys in a 2016–17 Pro12 fixture.[2] On 3 February 2017, McCabe made his first start for Munster in the Pro12 fixture against Edinburgh.[3] On 19 May 2017, it was announced that McCabe would leave Munster at the end of the 2016–17 season.[4]

Connacht

On 10 January 2017, it was announced that McCabe had joined Munster's provincial rivals Connacht on loan.[5] By the end of January 2017, he had returned to training with Munster following the completion of his loan.[6] Following his release by Munster, McCabe returned to Connacht permanently on a one-year contract, a move that was announced in June 2017.[7]

References

  1. ^ "Getting To Know Peter McCabe". munsterrugby.ie. 2 July 2015. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Munster Flourish In Cork Sell Out". munsterrugby.ie. 4 November 2016. Archived from the original on 5 November 2016. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Munster Grind Out Win In Edinburgh". munsterrugby.ie. 3 February 2017. Retrieved 4 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Player Contract Update". munsterrugby.ie. 19 May 2017. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
  5. ^ "Player Update". munsterrugby.ie. 10 January 2017. Retrieved 10 January 2017.
  6. ^ "Munster Squad Named For Edinburgh". munsterrugby.ie. 2 February 2017. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  7. ^ "Connacht sign Munster prop". planetrugby.com. 12 June 2017. Retrieved 12 June 2017.

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