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Peter McCabe (rugby union)

Peter McCabe
Date of birth (1992-03-05) 5 March 1992 (age 27)
Place of birthDromtarriffe, Ireland
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight117 kg (18.4 st; 258 lb)
SchoolChristian Brothers College
UniversityUniversity College Cork
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
20??–2017 Dolphin ()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2016–2017
2017
2017–2019
Munster
Connacht (loan)
Connacht
5
0
37
(0)
(0)
(0)
Correct as of 9 May 2019

Peter McCabe (born 5 March 1992) is an Irish rugby union player. He plays as a prop. McCabe most recently played professionally for Irish provincial side Connacht in the Pro14. He previously played for his native province of Munster. In addition to playing at professional level, McCabe has represented Cork city club Dolphin 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] His contract was extended in March 2018 for a further season.[8] In April 2019, it was announced that McCabe would leave Connacht at the end of the 2018–19 season.[9] He made a total of 37 appearances in his time with the team.[10][11]

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.
  8. ^ "Blade among Connacht quartet to secure new deals". The42. 26 March 2018. Retrieved 9 May 2019.
  9. ^ "Delahunt and Robb extend Connacht contracts as Griffin announces retirement". Connacht Rugby. 11 April 2019. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  10. ^ "Player Profile: Peter McCabe". Pro14. Retrieved 9 May 2019.
  11. ^ "Player: Peter McCabe". European Professional Club Rugby. Retrieved 9 May 2019.

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