Bob Casey (rugby player)


Bob Casey (rugby player)

Infobox Rugby Union biography
playername = Bob Casey

| fullname = Robert Casey
dateofbirth = birth date and age|1979|7|18
cityofbirth = Maynooth, County Kildare
countryofbirth = Ireland
height = height|ft=6|in=8
weight = 19 st 4 lbs (122 kg)
nickname =
school =
university =
relatives =
position = Lock
currentclub = London Irish
clubnumber = 5
youthyears =
youthclubs = Blackrock College RFC
North Kildare RFC
years = 2000 ‐ 02
2002 ‐
clubs = Leinster
London Irish
caps(points) =
129 (25)
repyears =
repteam = Ireland
repcaps(points) = 5
pcupdate =
repupdate =

Bob Casey (born 18 July 1979) is a rugby union footballer who plays at lock for London Irish.

Bob is originally from County Kildare.

Bob Casey is one of the tallest players in the premiership at 6'8 1/2 inches (2.05 metres) Bob Casey joined London Irish from Leinster in July 2002, having previously played for Blackrock College RFC and North Kildare RFC. Over the past three seasons he has made seventy first team appearances for Irish in a demanding position, a reflection of his fitness and professionalism. He was the club's Players' Player of the Season in 2003-04 and was the London Irish Supporters Club Player of the Season 2004-05. He is regularly captain when he plays for London Irish.

Bob is a Director of the United Kingdom board of the Christina Noble Children's Foundation.

On the 10 June 2000, Bob Casey was on the Ireland rugby team that recorded Ireland's largest win, by beating the United States. With a final score of United States 3 - 83 Ireland.

Bob also captained the Irish A team in the 2008 Churchill Cup.

References

* [http://www.irfu.ie/7051_260.php?includeref=261&season=1999&team= IRFU website - results]

External links

* [http://www.london-irish.com/Team/1st_XV/Bob_Casey.html London Irish profile]
* [http://www.northkildarerfc.com North Kildare RFC]


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