The Connacht Rugby rugby team for 2023/2024

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Here is the list of players of Connacht for the 2023/2024 season with heights, weights, birthdate, ages, contract length.

Name Position Age Birthdate
(dd/mm/yyyy)
Height Weight Height
ft/in
Weight
st/lb
Contract Length Misc.
Ireland Denis BUCKLEY Prop 33 y/o 09/08/1990 1.77 m 110 kg 5 ft 10 in 17 st 4.51 lb; 242.51 lb PRO 2025 +1
New Zealand Dominic ROBERTSON-MCCOY Prop 30 y/o 10/11/1993 1.88 m 122 kg 6 ft 2 in 19 st 2.96 lb; 268.96 lb PRO 2024
Australia Finlay BEALHAM Prop 32 y/o 09/10/1991 1.89 m 123 kg 6 ft 2 in 19 st 5.17 lb; 271.17 lb PRO 2026
Ireland Jack AUNGIER Prop 25 y/o 20/11/1998 1.88 m 120 kg 6 ft 2 in 18 st 12.55 lb; 264.55 lb PRO 2026
Ireland Jordan DUGGAN Prop 26 y/o 07/01/1998 1.85 m 114 kg 6 ft 1 in 17 st 13.33 lb; 251.33 lb PRO 2026
Ireland Matthew BURKE Prop 27 y/o 04/02/1997 1.79 m 113 kg 5 ft 10 in 17 st 11.12 lb; 249.12 lb PRO 2024
Ireland Peter DOOLEY Prop 29 y/o 04/08/1994 1.83 m 116 kg 6 ft 18 st; 255.74 lb PRO 2025 +1
Ireland Sam ILLO Prop 23 y/o 16/02/2001 1.85 m 118 kg 6 ft 1 in 18 st 8.15 lb; 260.15 lb PRO 2025
Ireland Dave HEFFERNAN Hooker 33 y/o 31/01/1991 1.87 m 111 kg 6 ft 2 in 17 st 6.71 lb; 244.71 lb PRO 2025
Ireland Dylan TIERNEY-MARTIN Hooker 24 y/o 20/06/1999 1.82 m 101 kg 6 ft 15 st; 222.67 lb PRO 2026
Ireland Eoin DE BUITLÉAR Hooker 22 y/o 09/11/2001 1.75 m 104 kg 5 ft 9 in 16 st 5.28 lb; 229.28 lb PRO 2025
Ireland Tadgh MCELROY Hooker 26 y/o 16/06/1997 1.78 m 100 kg 5 ft 10 in 15 st 10.46 lb; 220.46 lb PRO 2024
Ireland Darragh MURRAY Lock 22 y/o 04/07/2001 2.01 m 115 kg 6 ft 7 in 18 st 1.53 lb; 253.53 lb PRO 2026
Ireland Gavin THORNBURY Lock 30 y/o 19/10/1993 2.04 m 117 kg 6 ft 8 in 18 st 5.94 lb; 257.94 lb PRO 2024
England Joe JOYCE Lock 30 y/o 07/02/1994 1.96 m 119 kg 6 ft 5 in 18 st 10.35 lb; 262.35 lb PRO
Ireland Niall MURRAY Lock 24 y/o 13/10/1999 2.01 m 111 kg 6 ft 7 in 17 st 6.71 lb; 244.71 lb PRO 2025
Ireland Oisín DOWLING Lock 26 y/o 23/06/1997 1.96 m 109 kg 6 ft 5 in 17 st 2.30 lb; 240.30 lb PRO 2026
Ireland Cian PRENDERGAST Back row 24 y/o 23/02/2000 1.96 m 112 kg 6 ft 5 in 17 st 8.92 lb; 246.92 lb PRO 2025
Ireland Conor OLIVER Back row 28 y/o 21/09/1995 1.83 m 102 kg 6 ft 16 st; 224.87 lb PRO 2025
New Zealand Jarrad BUTLER Back row 32 y/o 20/07/1991 1.86 m 106 kg 6 ft 1 in 16 st 9.69 lb; 233.69 lb PRO 2024
Ireland Oisín MCCORMACK Back row 23 y/o 21/02/2001 1.83 m 100 kg 6 ft 15 st; 220.46 lb PRO 2025
Ireland Paul BOYLE Back row 27 y/o 14/01/1997 1.89 m 107 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 11.89 lb; 235.89 lb PRO 2025
Ireland Seán F. O'BRIEN Back row 23 y/o 31/07/2000 1.93 m 105 kg 6 ft 4 in 16 st 7.49 lb; 231.49 lb PRO
New Zealand Sean JANSEN Back row 25 y/o 10/05/1999 1.91 m 118 kg 6 ft 3 in 18 st 8.15 lb; 260.15 lb PRO 2025
New Zealand Shamus HURLEY-LANGTON Back row 24 y/o 22/04/2000 1.85 m 108 kg 6 ft 1 in 17 st 0.10 lb; 238.10 lb PRO 2026
Ireland Caolin BLADE Scrum-half 30 y/o 29/04/1994 1.70 m 81 kg 5 ft 7 in 12 st 10.57 lb; 178.57 lb PRO 2026
Ireland Colm REILLY Scrum-half 24 y/o 09/08/1999 1.78 m 78 kg 5 ft 10 in 12 st 3.96 lb; 171.96 lb PRO 2025
Ireland Michael MCDONALD Scrum-half 24 y/o 24/06/1999 1.78 m 85 kg 5 ft 10 in 13 st 5.39 lb; 187.39 lb PRO 2024
Ireland Cathal FORDE Fly-half 22 y/o 04/11/2001 1.88 m 95 kg 6 ft 2 in 14 st 13.44 lb; 209.44 lb PRO 2026
Ireland Jack CARTY Fly-half 31 y/o 31/08/1992 1.83 m 92 kg 6 ft 14 st; 202.83 lb PRO 2025
Ireland JJ HANRAHAN Fly-half 31 y/o 27/07/1992 1.83 m 93 kg 6 ft 14 st; 205.03 lb PRO
Australia Liam MCNAMARA Fly-half 27 y/o 09/02/1997 1.85 m 84 kg 6 ft 1 in 13 st 3.19 lb; 185.19 lb PRO 2024
New Zealand Bundee AKI Centre 34 y/o 07/04/1990 1.78 m 101 kg 5 ft 10 in 15 st 12.67 lb; 222.67 lb PRO 2025
Ireland David HAWKSHAW Centre 24 y/o 03/07/1999 1.78 m 86 kg 5 ft 10 in 13 st 7.60 lb; 189.60 lb PRO 2025
South Africa Shayne BOLTON Centre 23 y/o 29/06/2000 1.88 m 100 kg 6 ft 2 in 15 st 10.46 lb; 220.46 lb PRO 2026
Ireland Tom DALY Centre 30 y/o 31/07/1993 1.93 m 107 kg 6 ft 4 in 16 st 11.89 lb; 235.89 lb PRO 2024
Ireland Tom FARRELL Centre 30 y/o 01/10/1993 1.90 m 107 kg 6 ft 3 in 16 st 11.89 lb; 235.89 lb PRO 2024
Ireland Andrew SMITH Winger 23 y/o 21/07/2000 1.83 m 86 kg 6 ft 13 st; 189.60 lb PRO 2025
Australia Byron RALSTON Winger 24 y/o 03/05/2000 1.84 m 88 kg 6 ft 13 st; 194.01 lb PRO 2026
Ireland Diarmuid KILGALLEN Winger 24 y/o 08/03/2000 1.93 m 95 kg 6 ft 4 in 14 st 13.44 lb; 209.44 lb PRO 2024
Australia John PORCH Winger 30 y/o 04/03/1994 1.85 m 99 kg 6 ft 1 in 15 st 8.26 lb; 218.26 lb PRO 2025
Argentina Santiago CORDERO Winger 30 y/o 06/12/1993 1.77 m 83 kg 5 ft 10 in 13 st 0.98 lb; 182.98 lb PRO 2025
Ireland Shane JENNINGS Winger 23 y/o 14/01/2001 1.91 m 96 kg 6 ft 3 in 15 st 1.64 lb; 211.64 lb PRO 2025
Australia Mack HANSEN Fullback 26 y/o 27/03/1998 1.88 m 89 kg 6 ft 2 in 14 st 0.21 lb; 196.21 lb PRO 2025
England Oran MCNULTY Fullback 24 y/o 16/01/2000 1.78 m 90 kg 5 ft 10 in 14 st 2.42 lb; 198.42 lb PRO 2024
Ireland Tiernan O'HALLORAN Fullback 33 y/o 26/02/1991 1.90 m 96 kg 6 ft 3 in 15 st 1.64 lb; 211.64 lb PRO 2024

Academy players who have not yet played with the pros

These players are well part of the the Connacht Rugby squad but have not yet appeared on a game sheet this season. They are in a separate table for more readability.

Name Position Age Birthdate
(dd/mm/yyyy)
Height Weight Height
ft/in
Weight
st/lb
Contract Length Misc.
Irlande Oisin MICHEL Prop 22 y/o 09/05/2002 1.85 m 109 kg 6 ft 1 in 17 st 2.30 lb; 240.30 lb ACADEMY
Irlande Matt DEVINE Scrum-half 22 y/o 19/02/2002 1.78 m 84 kg 5 ft 10 in 13 st 3.19 lb; 185.19 lb ACADEMY
Irlande Sean NAUGHTON Fly-half 19 y/o 19/10/2004 1.82 m 78 kg 6 ft 12 st; 171.96 lb ACADEMY
Irlande Finn TREACY Centre 19 y/o 14/08/2004 1.80 m 81 kg 5 ft 11 in 12 st 10.57 lb; 178.57 lb ACADEMY
Irlande Hugh GAVIN Centre 20 y/o 10/01/2004 1.92 m 103 kg 6 ft 4 in 16 st 3.08 lb; 227.08 lb ACADEMY
Irlande Shane MALLON Centre 22 y/o 27/03/2002 1.83 m 93 kg 6 ft 14 st; 205.03 lb ACADEMY
Angleterre Chay MULLINS Fullback 22 y/o 23/01/2002 1.91 m 95 kg 6 ft 3 in 14 st 13.44 lb; 209.44 lb ACADEMY

Contracts ended during the season

Name Position Age Contract Reason
New Zealand Declan MOORE Hooker 27 PRO Gone to Anthem RC (USA)

Numbers of interest

  • Youngest player : Sean NAUGHTON - 19 years old
  • Oldest player : Bundee AKI - 34 years old
  • Average : 26 years old
  • Lightest player : Colm REILLY - 78 kg
  • Heaviest player : Finlay BEALHAM - 123 kg
  • Average weight : 101 kg