- Bob Casey (rugby player)
Infobox Rugby Union biography
playername = Bob Casey
| fullname = Robert Casey
dateofbirth = birth date and age|1979|7|18
Maynooth, County Kildare
height = height|ft=6|in=8
weight = 19 st 4 lbs (122 kg)
position = Lock
clubnumber = 5
Blackrock College RFC
North Kildare RFC
years = 2000 ‐ 02
clubs = Leinster
repteam = Ireland
repcaps(points) = 5
Bob Casey (born
18 July 1979) is a rugby unionfootballer 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 RFCand 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.
10 June 2000, Bob Casey was on the Ireland rugby teamthat 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.
* [http://www.irfu.ie/7051_260.php?includeref=261&season=1999&team= IRFU website - results]
* [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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