Wexford Native Signs His First Professional Rugby Contract

A 21-year-old Wexford native has signed his first professional rugby contract…

Wexford have another professional rugby player to look out for. 

On Tuesday afternoon, Wexford native Paul Boyle signed his first professional rugby contract – with Connacht Rugby – keeping him at the provincial club until the 2020-21 season. 

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Following the announcement, Boyle said: 

“I am hugely proud to graduate from the Connacht Academy and sign my first professional contract with the province. I have enjoyed the season so far and have been privileged to get the opportunity to contribute when called on. It is an exciting time to be part of the Connacht squad and we are extremely ambitious about what we can achieve in the seasons ahead.”

Similarly, Connacht Rugby’s head coach, Andy Friend, has been delighted with Boyle at the Sportsground. 

“Paul Boyle has impressed me hugely this season. He is a big powerful player who shows real maturity both in how he plays the game and how he conducts himself off the field. He will be an important player for us in the coming seasons,” Friend said.