Local Rugby Player Makes Connacht Mens Senior Rugby Squad For Saturday

Connacht will face Munster this Saturday in Thomond Park and there will be a familiar Wexford face in the match-day squad… 

Connacht Head Coach Kieran Keane has announced his starting fifteen and full match-day squad to take on Munster.

Paul Boyle, who hails from Castletown in Co.Wexford played with Gorey RFC, and he has now been given a call-up to the Connacht squad. Playing at number 8 for Lansdowne, he impressed, and as a result, he received a call-up to the Irish u-20 panel just last year.

Not just that, but Boyle went on to captain Ireland in the u20s World Cup and it is clear that his performances certainly haven’t gone unnoticed.

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In the summer months, Boyle decided to switch his Leinster allegiances for Connacht. The Wexford native turns 21 just next Sunday and game-time and a win against Munster in Thomond Park would certainly be an ideal early birthday present.

The game will kick off at 7:45pm and will be streamed live on TG4.

Congratulations to Paul & best of luck!

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Wexford Weekly

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