World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Richard Wallace (rugby union)

 

Richard Wallace (rugby union)

Richard Wallace
Full name Richard Michael Wallace
Date of birth (1968-01-16) 16 January 1968
Place of birth Cork, Ireland
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 14 st 0 lb (89 kg)
Notable relative(s) Paul Wallace
David Wallace
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Wing
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1995–97
1997–99
Munster
Saracens
11
25
(20)
(55)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1991–98
1993
Ireland
Lions
29
0
(23)
(0)

Richard Michael Wallace (born 16 January 1968) is a former Garryowen, Munster, Saracens, Ireland and Lions rugby union player. He was a winger and gained 29 caps with the Ireland national rugby union team. He was a member of the first Munster team to compete in the Heineken Cup. He made his full international debut in 1991 against Namibia. He is Irelands all-time top try scorer in Rugby World Cup Sevens with 10 tries. His younger brothers Paul Wallace and David Wallace also played rugby for Ireland. He is currently an airline pilot for CityJet.

References

External links

  • Ireland profile
  • ESPN Scrum profile
  • Sporting Heroes profile
  • Munster profile


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.