Wexford’s Paul Boyle, his family, and his friends will be very proud people tonight..
The Gorey native came on from the bench in the 54th minute this evening to secure his first cap for the Irish men’s rugby team.
At the time of writing, the Irish Rugby team are defeating USA at the Aviva Stadium this evening on a score-line of 57-3.
Boyle, who will be delighted with his performance and his first cap, will now be looking to make his place more permanent within the Irish Rugby set-up.
Growing up, Boyle played his club rugby with Gorey Rugby Club. Before this evening’s game, the club expressed their pride:
“We’re incredibly proud that one of our own has reached the very highest level in the game and that all of Paul’s hard work over the years has paid off,” a spokesperson for the club said.
No doubt, this will be a moment to remember for Wexford native and current Connacht Rugby player, Paul Boyle. All across Wexford, people will be hoping that this will be the first of many international caps for Boyle.
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