1st XV Player Profiles

Senior Player Profiles

Paul Harte (Club Captain)

Wing/Centre
Born: 1987
Height 5ft 9in
Weight: 82kgs
Occupation: Recruitment Consultant
This is Paul's fourth season with Old Wesley.  Prior to joining the Club he played rugby in Australia for four years and previous to that he played with Buccaneers.

Lachlan Anderson

Full Back
Born: 1995
Height 5ft 10in
Weight: 73kgs

Educated at Newington College, New South Wales, Lachlan played first grade for Randwick RFC in Sydney. This is his first time in Ireland and first season in Old Wesley.

Conor Barry

Wing Forward
Born: 1995
Height 6ft 1in
Weight: 95kgs
Occupation: Civil Engineer
Conor was educated at Hamilton High School, Bandon and University College, Cork. He represented Munster at Under 20s and won Man of the Match in one of the interpros.  He previously played for Bandon RFC and UCC.  His second season with Old Wesley.

Stephen Boyle

Back Row
Born: 1987
Height: 5ft 11in
Weight: 95kg
Occupation: Electrician
Educated at Mount Temple and represented Leinster A Schools and Leinster Youths.  Stephen started his rugby with the Old Wesley Mini section and returned six seasons ago from his local club Clontarf where he joined on leaving school.

Shane Brennan

Wing
Born: 1993
Height: 6ft 2in
Weight: 98kgs
Occupation: Bank Official
Shane was educated at St. Keirin's College, Kilkenny and Maynooth University.  He has previously played for Barnhall and Blackrock.  He has represented Leinster Section A Schools.  His first season with Old Wesley.

Aaron Browne

Second Row
Born: 1997
Height 6ft 6in
Weight: 104kgs
Occupation: Student
Aaron was educated at Cistern College Roscrea and was a member of their historic first ever Leinster Senior Cup winning team in 2015.  He has represented Leinster Schools and also Ireland at U18 level.  His third season with Old Wesley.

 

Ben Burns

Hooker
Born: 1995
Height 5ft 10in
Weight: 90kgs
Occupation: Student
Educated at Castletroy College, Limerick and UCC, he represented Munster at U19 and U20 levels. Played previously with both UL Bohemian and UCC.  Ben is a son of former Old Wesley player Graham Burns.  He joined Old Wesley from UCC and this is his second season in the senior squad.

James Burton

Prop Forward
Born: 1988
Height: 5ft 10in
Weight: 104kgs
Occupation: Accountant
Educated at Ard Scoil Ris in Limerick, James played with UL Bohemian RFC before moving to college in Galway where he played with Corinthians. His seventh season in the Senior Squad.

Tim Clifford

Out Half
Born: 1993
Height 6ft 1in
Weight: 90kgs
Occupation: Student
Tim went to college in Galway and played with Buccaneers.  He also played with Highfield and UCC before moving to Dublin. His third season in the Senior Squad.

Bill Corrigan

Outside Back
Born: 1999
Height: 6ft 1in
Weight: 80kgs
Occupation: Student
Bill was educated at Wesley College and UCD and played on the winning team of the Vinny Murray Schools Cup in 2016.  A former Old Wesley under 20s player, this is his first season in the senior squad.

 

Padraig Cullen

Prop
Born: 1996
Height 6ft 1in
Weight: 114kgs
Occupation: Student
Educated at Wesley College where he was on the senior team for 3 years. He is no stranger to Old Wesley having played through all levels at Mini Rugby. He played two years at U20 level and this is his fourth season in the Senior squad.

Conor Cunningham

Centre
Born: 1994
Height: 6ft 4in
Weight: 85kgs
Occupation: Buyer
Conor was educated at UCC and has previously played for Highfield and Cork Con. This is his first season with Old Wesley.

 

Paul Derham

Back Row
Born: 1993
Height: 6ft 2in
Weight: 102kgs
Occupation: Account Manager
Paul was educated at Presentation College, Cork and UCC.  He has previously played for UCC, Cork Con, and Sunday's Well.  He captained UCC in 2016 and played Munster U18s and U19s.  His first season with Old Wesley.

 

Jack Donovan

Wing
Born: 1994
Height: 6ft
Weight: 80kg
Occupation: Engineer
Educated at CBS Nenagh and Trinity College, this is Jack's first season with Old Wesley.  He has previously played for Nenagh Ormond and Dublin University, and has represented Munster Schools at U18 level.

 

Ed Doyle

Backrow
Born: 1995
Height: 6ft 4in
Weight: 109kgs
Occupation: Recruiter
Educated at Marian College and UCD, Ed played for Leinster Youths from U16s to U19s. Previously played for Wanderers before joining Old Wesley this season.

 

Will Foley

Hooker
Born: 1995
Height 5ft 10in
Weight: 93kgs
Occupation: Trainee Solicitor
Will was educated at Presentation College Cork and is a former player with Dolphin RFC. He gained representative honours with Munster at U18s, U19s and U20s. This is his first season with Old Wesley.

Darragh Forrester

Centre
Born: 1999
Height: 6ft 2in
Weight: 93kgs
Occupation: Student
Darragh was educated at CBC Monkstown and currently attends UCD. He played on the winning team of the Vinny Murray Schools Cup in 2016/17.  This is his first season with the Senior Squad.

 

Martin Gately

Loose Head Prop
Born: 1985
Height 6ft 2in
Weight: 100kgs
Occupation: Accountant
Educated at Presentation Brothers College, Cork. Martin has played for both Highfield and Cork Constitution where he won 3 medals in 4 seasons, before joining Old Wesley. He has also represented the Irish Club side.  His fourth season with Old Wesley.

Alan Gaughan

Centre
Born: 1988
Height 5ft 11in
Weight: 87kgs
Occupation: Personal Trainer

Alan joins Old Wesley from Buccaneers RFC. He has also played for Garryowen and University of Western Australia. He has represented Connacht at many levels including Senior, and Ireland at U19 and U20.  A member of the Buccaneers squad that gained promotion to AIL2 and 1B

 

Cronin Gleeson

Prop Forward
Born: 1993
Height 6ft 3in
Weight: 118kgs
Occupation: Student
Cronin was educated at CBS Nenagh and has played for Munster at U18, U19 and U20 levels and for Ireland at U19.  He also played for Connacht Eagles and earlier this season had a temporary contract with Munster.  Joined Old Wesley last season from Nenagh Ormond RFC.

Tim Hawe

Centre/Wing
Born: 1995
Height 6ft 3in
Weight: 90kgs

Occupation: Marketing Executive

Educated at Wesley College, Tim played for the Under 20s winning a Vinny Murray Cup Medal.  He also played soccer for Bray Wanderers. Tim returns to playing with Old Wesley after a year abroad.

 

Darren Horan

Back Row
Born: 1988
Height: 5ft 10in
Weight: 95kg
Occupation: Accountant
Darren was educated at Ard Scoil Ris, Limerick. He played rugby for Shannon and Nenagh Ormond before joining Old Wesley. He won the Player of the Year trophy in 2014-15 season. Darren is a former Club captain and this is his seventh season in the Senior squad.

Richie Jermyn

Centre
Born: 1991
Height: 6ft 1in
Weight: 88kg
Occupation: Environmental Scientist
Richie has played at all age levels for Old Wesley. Educated at Wesley College he was a member of the Pennant and Gale Cup winning Under 21s teams in 2010 and the Senior team that gained promotion in 2015. Previously played with Doha RFC (Qatar) and Old Streetonians RFC (London).This is his seventh year in the senior squad.

Sam Kenny

Prop
Born: 1999
Height: 6ft 2in
Weight: 112kgs
Occupation: Student
Sam was educated at Wesley College. He has played for Leinster Under 19s and played on the Vinny Murray Schools Cup winning team of 2015/16. This is his first season in the Senior Squad.

Tom Kiersey

Out half
Born: 1993
Height: 5ft 10in
Weight: 85kg
Occupation: Business Development Executive
Tom was educated at Waterpark College and UCD. He played for UCC, Lansdowne and Waterpark before joining Old Wesley this season. He has won two Division 1 AIL League titles with Lansdowne.

 

Conor Maguire

Hooker
Born: 1997
Height 5ft 11in
Weight: 99kgs
Occupation: Student
Educated at Colaiste na Hinse, Co. Meath, Conor captained North East Leinster, and represented Leinster at U18, U19 and U20 levels. He also played for Ireland at both U18 and U19 and joined Old Wesley Boyne RFC.  His third season in the Senior Squad.

Jack Maybury

Out Half/Utility Back
Born: 1996
Height 6ft
Weight: 85kgs
Occupation: Student
Educated at Wesley College Jack played two years with their SCT. He played for the U20s that won the Purcell Cup in 2015.  He has played for Old Wesley since he started Mini Rugby at the age of 5.  This is his third season in the Senior Squad.

Andrew McCrann

Hooker
Born: 1991
Height: 5ft 11in
Weight: 102kgs
Occupation: Barista

Educated at Wesley College, Andrew played for three seasons with the Under 21s and was a member of the Pennant winning team in 2010. This is his seventh season in the Senior Squad.

Ian McGann

Second Row
Born: 1991
Height: 6ft 5in
Weight: 108kg
Occupation: Real Estate Executive
Educated at Wesley College. A member of the Under 21 Pennant winning team in 2010 and played for Leinster Under 19s.  Made his AIL debut in 2009 against Trinity and a permanent member of the senior squad since then. Iain returns to Old Wesley after a year in Australia for his 9th season in the Senior Squad.

Ciaran McHugh

Prop
Born: 1998
Height: 6ft 2in
Weight: 105 kg
Occupation: Student
Ciaran was educated at Christian Brothers Cork and joins Old Wesley this season from UCC RFC.  He has played for Munster at U18s and U19s levels.

 

 

Dean McKeon

Prop

Born: 19938
Height: 5ft 8in
Weight: 104kg
Occupation: Mechanic
Dean was educated at Marian College and previously played for Bective Rangers.  This is his first season with Old Wesley.

 

Craig Miller

Scrum Half
Born: 1995
Height 6ft 1in
Weight: 82kgs
Occupation: Farmer
Craig was educated at Kilkenny College and was Captain of the SCT in 2012-13.  He joined Old Wesley from UL Bohemian RFC after having spent some time playing in New Zealand. His second season in the senior squad.

Josh Miller

Outhalf
Born: 1998
Height 5ft 10in
Weight: 80kgs
Occupation: Student
Educated at Kilkenny College Josh represented Leinster at Under 18 and Under 19 levels.  This is his second season in the Senior Squad.

Cillian Monahan

Centre
Born: 1985
Height 5ft 11in
Weight: 85kgs
Occupation: Consulting Analyst

Cillian was educated at Christian Brothers College, Cork.  He joined Old Wesley from Dolphin RFC and this is his second season in the senior squad.

David Motyer

Second Row

Born: 1998
Height: 6ft 8in
Weight: 112kg
Occupation: Student
David was educated at Wesley College and UCD. In 2016 he won a Vinny Murray Schools Medal.  He is a son of former Old Wesley player Brian Motyer.  A graduate from our Under 20s team this is his first season in the senior squad.

 

Cian Murphy

Centre
Born: 1994
Height 6ft
Weight: 105kgs
Occupation: Consultant
Cian was educated at Presentation College Cork. He has previously played for Highfield and UCC and won promotion to AIL Division 1A last season with UCC.  This is his first season with Old Wesley.

Kieran Murphy

Backrow
Born: 1990
Height 6ft 4in
Weight: 103kgs
Occupation: Instrumentation Technician

Educated at Ballingarry College, Tipperary and Limerick Institute of Technology.  Kieran has previously played for UCC and Cashel RFC and this is his second season with Old Wesley

Harry Noonan

Prop
Born: 2000
Height 5ft 11in
Weight: 103kgs
Occupation: Student

Educated at East Glendalough School, Harry has previously played with Wicklow RFC and Greystones RFC, where he was voted best junior player.  He is a current member of the Leinster Under 19s squad.

Tom O'Callaghan

Wing
Born: 1998
Height 5ft 9in
Weight: 80kgs
Occupation: Student

Educated at CBC Monkstown and UCD, Tom has represented Leinster at U18, U19 and U20 levels. He has also represented Ireland at Under 18 Sevens.  Joined Old Wesley from Lansdowne. His second season in the senior squad.

JJ O'Dea

Wing Forward
Born: 1998
Height 6ft 6in
Weight: 100kgs
Occupation: Student
Educated at St. Patricks Classical School, Navan.  Represented Ireland at U18 and U19 levels.  Joined Old Wesley from Navan RFC and this is his second season with Old Wesley.

James O'Donovan

Centre
Born: 1996
Height 6ft 4in
Weight: 104kgs
Occupation: Coach

Educated at Wesley College and Trinity College, James won a Vinny Murray Cup Medal with Wesley College and has represented Ireland at Sevens.  Hi second season with Old Wesley after joining from Trinity.

Shane O'Hanrahan

Scrum Half
Born: 1998
Height 5ft 11in
Weight: 79kgs
Occupation: Student
Educated at CBC and UCD, Shane played on the 2017 Vinny Murray Schools Cup winning team. A graduate from our Under 20s team this is Shane's first season in the Senior squad.

 

Charlie O'Regan

Scrum Half
Born: 1993
Height: 5ft 10in
Weight: 81kgs
Occupation: Business Analyst
Charlie was educated at Christian Brothers College, Cork and UCC. He has played for Munster U18s, U19s and U20s. He joined Old Wesley in January 2018 from UCC and this is his first full season in the Senior squad.

 

Johnny O'Sullivan

Wing Forward
Born: 1990
Height 6ft 0in
Weight: 95kgs
Occupation: Consultant Engineer

Johnny has an Honours Degree from Cork Institute of Technology in Building Energy Systems.  He has played the majority of his rugby with Kanturk RFC.  His third season in the Senior Squad.

 

Donnchadh Phelan

Second Row/Back Row
Born: 1991
Height 6ft 4in
Weight: 104kgs
Occupation: Health and Safety Officer
Born and raised in Galway, Donnchadh graduated from NUIG in 2015. He played for Connacht at U18, U19 an U20 levels and joined Old Wesley from Corinthians RFC. His third season in the Senior Squad.

Josh Pim

Wing Forward
Born: 1996
Height 6ft 0in
Weight: 98kgs
Occupation: Student

Educated at Clongowes Wood College and NUI Galway.  Josh played for Clongowes SCT in the final of the Leinster Schools Cup in 2014.  He has represented Connacht U20s, Connacht A and spent 6 months with the Connacht Senior Squad.  Josh is a third generation Pim to play for Old Wesley following in the footsteps of his father Alastair and grandfather David.  Joined Old Wesley last season from Galwegians RFC.

 

David Poff

Centre
Born: 1996
Height: 5ft 11in
Weight: 88kgs
Occupation: Student
Educated at Wesley College, David has represented Leinster at U19 and U20 levels. He is no stranger to Old Wesley having played at all levels of mini and youth rugby. His fourth year in the senior squad.

Mark Robinson

Second Row
Born: 1994
Height: 6ft 4in
Weight: 93kgs
Occupation: Student
Educated at St. Andrew's College where he played SCT for three seasons. Joined Old Wesley straight from school and also played mini rugby with Old Wesley. His fourth season in the senior squad after playing Under 20s rugby for two seasons.

Mark Rowley

Number 8
Born: 1988
Height: 6ft 0in
Weight: 100 kg
Occupation: Rugby Coach
Educated at Ard Scoil Ris, Limerick and Mary Immaculate College.  Mark represented Munster U18 Schools and also USA U19s.  His fourth season with Old Wesley after returning from a season with his former club, Garryowen RFC.

Rory Stynes

Out Half/Full Back
Born: 1989
Height: 5ft 8in
Weight: 85kgs
Occupation: Banker
Rory was educated at Carlow CBS and is employed as a Banker.  He represented Leinster and Ireland at Youth level. He moved to Old Wesley from Co. Carlow RFC and this is his ninth season in the senior squad.

Craig Telford

Hooker
Born: 1986
Height: 6ft 2in
Weight: 110kg
Occupation: Human Resources Executive
Craig was educated at The King's Hospital and joined Trinity on leaving school where he was a member of the Senior Squad. He represented Connacht U20s and also played for the University of Western Australia. This is his seventh season with Old Wesley

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