Devin Toner

Devin Toner

Devin Toner
Date of birth (1986-06-29) 29 June 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth Moynalvey, Co. Meath
Height 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in)[1]
Weight 124 kg (19.5 st)
School Castleknock College
University University College Dublin
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Lock
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
North Kildare RFC
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2005– Leinster Rugby 113 (15)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2010–present Ireland 7 (0)
correct as of 16 Jun 2013.

Devin Toner (born June 29, 1986) is a professional rugby player. Educated at Castleknock College, Dublin, he plays in the second-row for Ireland and the Irish province Leinster. At nearly 7 ft, he is the tallest player in the Heineken Cup.

The former Castleknock College player has established himself with Leinster in recent seasons, chalking up more than half a century of senior provincial caps. Toner made his Ireland Wolfhounds debut in the Churchill Cup against Canada in June 2009, and helped his side win the tournament in Denver with a memorable win against the England Saxons. He has 6 Ireland Wolfhounds caps in total.

In November 2010, he was selected by Ireland's head coach Declan Kidney to make his International debut for Ireland against Samoa on the 13th of November 2010 during the 2010 end of year rugby tests He then came off the bench against the All Blacks and Argentina.[2]

References

External links

  • Leinster Profile
  • Ireland Profile
  • Heineken Cup Profile