Rugby United New York have added more Irish influence to their side with the addition of under-20 international lock Cormac Daly. At just 21 years old, the 6’6″ (1.98m) athlete is only just beginning his professional career having come through Leinster age-grade system.
After earning Leinster ‘A’ honors, Daly was selected to represent Ireland in the 2018 u20 Six Nations where he started three games. He then appeared in five matches including two starts during the World Rugby u20 Championship. Though he hails from Kildare, Daly moved was to Galway to join the Connacht academy in 2018 and played for their senior ‘A’ side.
While the experienced Nate Brakeley and Trevor Cassidy formed a muscular partnership in the RUNY engine room this past season, Daly brings youth and valuable lineout height.
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