Senior Player Profiles

Iain McGann (Club Captain)

Second Row
Born: 1991
Height: 6ft 5in
Weight: 108kg
Occupation: Estate Asset Manager
Educated at Wesley College, this is Iain's second year as Captain. Iain joined Old Wesley as a six year old and progressed through Mini and Youth sections. He was a member of the Under 21 Pennant winning team in 2010 and played for Leinster Under 19s before joining the Senior Squad.  Apart from a year abroad he has been a permanent member of the senior squad since then. His 12th season in the Senior Squad.

Emmet Bannahan

Scrum Half
Born: 1996
Height: 6ft 2in
Weight: 94kg
Occupation: Marketeer
Educated at Gormanstown College. Under 20s All Ireland winner with Navan.  Won 4 All Irelands in rugby league with Longhorns.  Previously played with Navan and Boyne RFC.  His first 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 previously played for his local club Clontarf where he joined on leaving school.

Thomas Bulfin

Centre
Born: 1994
Height 5ft 10in
Weight: 85kgs
Occupation; Trainee Solicitor
Thomas was educated at Kilkenny college and University College Dublin.  He played for Bective Rangers and UCD before joining Old Wesley last year.  His third season in the Senior Squad.

Shane Brennan

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

Ben Burns

Hooker
Born: 1995
Height 5ft 10in
Weight: 90kgs
Occupation: Co-owner of the Coffee Exchange
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 fourth season in the senior squad. Awarded "Senior Player of the Year" in 2020

Zac Bursey

Second Row
Born: 2020
Height: 6ft 6in
Weight: 90kg
Occupation: Student
Educated at The Kings Hospital, Zac follows a proud family tradition of playing for Old Wesley.  He started his rugby with the Minis and progressed through Youths to U20s.  His second season in the senior squad

Ian Cassidy

Scrum Half
Born: 1990
Height: 6ft 1in
Weight: 86kg
Occupation: Digital Marketing Executive
Educated at Wesley College and played Leinster Schools and U19s. Won Division 2A Player of the Year in 2014-15.  A former club Captain in 2015-16 Ian's second season back after returning from San Diego.

 

Tim Clifford

Out Half
Born: 1993
Height 6ft 1in
Weight: 90kgs
Occupation: Business Development Executive

Tim went to college in Galway and played with Buccaneers.  He also played with Highfield and UCC before moving to Dublin. His sixth season in the Senior Squad.

Bill Corrigan

Centre
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 fourth season in the senior squad.

 

Jack Costigan

Center/Full Back
Born: 1992
Height: 6ft
Weight: 80kg
Occupation: Business Consultant
Educated at PBC Cork, Jack was a Munster Schools Cup winner.  Represented Munster at U18s and U20s and an AIL winner with Cork Con 2018-19.  Also played with Trinity.  His first season with Old Wesley.

 

Michael Clune

Centre/Wing
Born: 1996
Height: 6ft
Weight: 87kg
Occupation: Dentist
Educated at CBC Cork, Michael has Fraser McMullen U20 All Ireland and Bateman Cup honours along with two Munster Senior Cup wins. Second season with Old Wesley having previously played with UCC and Cork Con.

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.  He represented the Irish Clubs side last season and was awarded the Old Wesley "Senior Player of the Year" trophy in 2018-19.  This is his fourth season with Old Wesley.

 

Eoin Deegan

Centre
Born: 2000
Height: 6ft 1in
Weight: 95kg
Occupation: Student
Educated at Cistercian College Roscrea, Eoin played for Old Wesley Under 20s for two seasons and was awarded the "Under 20 Player of the Year" trophy on both occasions. His second season in the Senior Squad.

Ed Doyle

Scrum Back Row
Born: 1995
Height: 6ft 4in
Weight: 109kg
Occupation: Recruiter
Educated at Marian College and UCD, Ed played for Leinster Youths from U16 to U19.  A previous member of Wanderers, this is his fourth season with Old Wesley.

 

Will Fay

Backrow
Born: 1998
Height: 6ft 3in
Weight: 103kg
Occupation: Treasury Analyst
Educated at CBS Monkstown, Will has played with Leinster at U18-U20 levels and with Ireland 7s at U18 level.  Previously played with Lansdowne.  This is his second season with Old Wesley.

 

Daire Feeney

Backrow
Born: 1997
Height: 6ft 2in
Weight: 100kg
Occupation: Information Officer
Educated at CBC Cork, Daire has previously played with UCC.  He captained UCC in 2018-19 season against Old Wesley in the AIL play-off.  His second year with Old Wesley.

 

Conor Gaston

Full Back/Wing

Born: 1990
Height: 6ft 1in
Weight: 93kg
Occupation: Technology Consultant
Educated at Coleraine Institute, Conor played for Ulster at U19 and U20 levels.  Played for Ulster, Dungannon and Stade Aulrillac, France.  His first season with Old Wesley.

 

Cronan Gleeson

Prop Forward
Born: 1993
Height 6ft 3in
Weight: 118kgs
Occupation: Co-owner of The Coffee ExchangeStudent
Cronan was educated at CBS Nenagh and has played for Munster at U18, U19 and U20 levels, for Ireland at U19 and for Connacht Eagles.  Last season he had a temporary contract with Munster before playing professional rugby in USA.  Cronan played Irish Clubs in 2017-18 and 2018-19.  Recently played professional rugby for San Diego Legions.  This is his forth season playing with Old Wesley.

Paul Harte

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

Alastair Hoban

Backrow
Born: 1990
Height: 6ft 1in
Weight: 95kg
Occupation: Operation Officer
Educated at Clongowes Wood College, Alastair played at U19 level for Leinster.  He was an AIL winner in 2012-13 with Lansdowne and he has also played for Tralee RFC and Battersea Ironsides RFC in London.

Eddie Horan

Backrow
Born: 1994
Height: 5ft 10in
Weight: 85kg
Occupation: Mechanical Engineer
Educated at Kilkenny College and University of Limerick, Eddie has previously played with Gorey RFC and UL Bohemian.  His second season with Old Wesley.

Callum Kavanagh

Prop
Born: 1998
Height: 6ft 1in
Weight: 118kg
Occupation: Student
Educated at CBC Monkstown, Callum played on their team that won the Vinny Murray Cup.  Joined Old Wesley last season from Seapoint RFC.  His first season in the senior squad.

 

Stephen Keane

Backrow
Born: 2000
Height: 6ft 1in
Weight: 96kg
Occupation: Student
Educated at St. Andrews College, Stephen has been a member of Old Wesley since he was 8 years old, playing for the Minis and Youths, followed by two seasons at U20.  He also played for Leinster U19s.  Son of former Old Wesley player Declan Keane, this is his second season in the Senor 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. Played for Old Wesley U20s and this is 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.  Son of former Old Wesley player Mark Maybury, this is his sixth season in the Senior Squad.

Paddy McKenzie

Out Half
Born: 2000
Height 6ft 0in
Weight: 88kgs
Occupation: Student
Paddy was educated at East Glendalough School and joined Old Wesley from Wicklow RFC. He has represented Ireland at U18 Clubs, U18 Schools and Leinster A at Under 18, 19 and 20 levels.  This is his third season with the Senior Squad.

 

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. One of two brothers in the squad and son of former Old Wesley player Brian Miller.  His fifth 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.  One of two brothers in the squad and son of former Old Wesley player Brian Miller.  This is his sixth season in the Senior Squad.

Brendan Monahan

Full Back/Centre
Born: 1992
Height: 5ft 11in
Weight: 85kgs
Occupation: Data Scientist
Brendan was educated at Christian Brothers College, Cork. He has previously played with UCC, Cork Con, Dolphin, Belfast Harlequins and Austen Blacks, Texas.  This is Brendan's second season in the Senior Squad.

 

Ben Murphy

Scrum Half
Born: 2001
Height: 5ft 9in
Weight: 77kgs
Occupation: Student
Educated at Presentation College, Bray, Ben represented Ireland schools in 2018 and 2019 and went on tho play for Ireland U20s in 2020.  His second season with Old Wesley having joined from Clontarf.

 

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 has been capped for Leinster and Ireland at both U19 and U20 levels.  His fourth season with the Senior Squad.

Howard Noonan

Hooker
Born: 2003
Height: 6ft 1in
Weight: 99kg
Occupation: Student
Educated at Temple Carris School.  Howard had represented Leinster and Ireland at U18s, U19s and U20s.  A brother of fellow senior squad member Harry. Joins Old Wesley this season straight from school.

 

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 fifth season in the senior squad.

JJ O'Dea

Wing Forward
Born: 1998
Height 6ft 6in
Weight: 100kgs
Occupation: Student
Educated at St. Patrick's Classical School, Navan JJ joined Old Wesley from Navan RFC.  Represented Ireland at U18 and U19 levels and played for Irish Clubs in 2019-20.  This is his fifth 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.  His fifth season with Old Wesley after joining from Trinity.

Rob ODonovan

Prop
Born: 1996
Height: 6ft 2in
Weight: 112kg
Occupation: Financial Services Consultant
Educated at CBC Cork, Rob played U20 for Munster and Ireland.  Was a member of the Munster Academy and played 6 times for Munster A.  His first season with Old Wesley having previously played with UCC.

 

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  2018 from UCC and this is his fourth 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. Won the inaugural Doug McCoy Trophy in 2019-20.  His fourth season in the Senior Squad.

Josh Pim

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

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 from Galwegians RFC and this is his fifth season in the Senior Squad.

 

Sam Pim

Backrow
Born: 1995
Height: 6ft 4in
Weight: 101kgs
Occupation: Execution Trader
Educated at Kilkenny College, Sam has represented Leinster at U20s level. While abroad he played for University of Queensland in the Queensland premiership and also in Hong Kong.  He represented Irish Students and joined Old Wesley from Dublin University.  A household name in Old Wesley, Sam is a son of former Club Captain Chris Pim.

Reuben Pim

Scrum Half
Born: 1999
Height: 6ft 3in
Weight: 103kg
Occupation: Student
Educated at Kilkenny College and Trinity, Reuben represented Leinster at Schools, U19 and U20.  Won his Colours with Trinity in 2019.  One of two brothers in the squad and son of former Old Wesley and Leinster captain Chris Pim.  His first season with Old Wesley.

 

David Poff

Centre
Born: 1996
Height: 5ft 11in
Weight: 90kgs
Occupation: Personal Trainer

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. The son of this years club president, Nigel, this is David's seventh year in the senior squad.

Eoin Quinn

Out Half
Born: 2003
Height: 5ft 11in
Weight: 83kg
Occupation: Student
Educated at CBC Monkstown, Eoin played Leinster U17s, U18s and U19s.  He joins Old Wesley straight from school and this is his first season in the senior squad.

 

 

Nathan Randles

Wing/Full Back
Born: 1997
Height: 6ft 3in
Weight: 92kgs
Occupation: Project Controller
Nathan was Educated at Ardscoil Ris and is a former winner of AIL Division 1B with Shannon RFC. He was also a winner of the U19 Interpro series with Munster.  His second season with Old Wesley having joined from Shannon.

 

Mark Robinson

Second Row
Born: 1994
Height: 6ft 4in
Weight: 93kgs
Occupation: Estate Agent

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. This is Mark's seventh season in the senior squad.

Brian Short

Backrow
Born: 2000
Height: 6ft
Weight: 95kgs
Occupation: Student
Educated at Colaiste Chroabh Abhrann, Brian has captained Old Wesley U20s and previously played with Wicklow RFC.  His second season in the Senior Squad.

 

Craig Telford

Hooker
Born: 1986
Height: 6ft 2in
Weight: 110kg
Occupation: Analyst

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 tenth season in the Senior Squad

Triggs Michael

Back Row
Born: 1994
Height: 6ft 1in
Weight: 100kg
Occupation: Post Graduate Student
Educated at Kilkenny College.  Michael has represented Ireland at U20 and Leinster at U19 and U20.  Previously played with Lansdowne.

 

 

Andrew Vincent

Scrum Half
Born: 2000
Height: 5ft 6in
Weight: 70kgs
Occupation: Student
Andrew was educated at St. Andrew's College.  He was part of the U20s team that went unbeaten in Premiership 2 in 2018-19.  Son of former Old Wesley player Deryck Vincent, this is his second season in the Senior Squad.

 

Ewan Watson

Scrum Half
Born: 2003
Height: 5ft 9in
Weight: 70kg
Occupation: Student
Educated at CBC Monkstown, Ewen joins Old Wesley this season straight from school.  His first season in the senior squad.

 

Dave Young

Hooker
Born: 1999
Height: 6ft
Weight: 105kgs
Occupation: Student
Dave started out playing mini rugby with Thurles RFC before attending Kilkenny College where he captained the SCT reaching the final of the Vinny Murray Cup. Captained Old Wesley U20s in 2019, and was part of the unbeaten U20s team the previous year.  His second season in the Senior Squad.

 

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