Luke Carty rugby player
Luke Carty rugby player

Luke Carty

24th Sep 1997 1.82m/90kg Fly Half

A former Ireland U18s player, LukeCarty made his mark with the Connacht U18s, named their player of the year in 2015.

Luke is the brother of Connacht and Ireland international fly-half Jack and attended Marist College in Athlone, famous alumni also include Ireland centre Robbie Henshaw.

The utility back made his Connacht A debut in 2016, going on to feature for the reserve side in 2017 and 2018 as well. Carty played the bulk of his rugby with All-Ireland side the Buccaneers in recent years, winning a 1B title with the team in 2017. That same season, he signed his first Connacht Academy contract. Carty was named the Buccaneers’ Player of the Year in 2019.

In June 2017, Luke was called up to the Ireland U20 World Cup squad as an injury replacement in Georgia.

Like many Irish athletes, Carty also has a history in Gaelic football and was among a number of players invited to an AFL combine in 2015 and 2016, in the hopes of potentially being recruited to an Australian rules team.

Carty is USA qualified through a grandmother born in New York.

He was named in the starting line up on debut against England in July 2021.

JW July 2021


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