Nick McCarthy rugby player
Nick McCarthy rugby player

Nick McCarthy

25th Mar 1995 1.80m/84kg Scrum Half

McCarthy first began playing rugby for Old Belvedere, and went on to play for St Michael's College in the Leinster Schools Senior Cup.

Nick represented Leinster at under-16 and under-18 level, and joined the provinces sub-academy in 2013, before entering the full academy ahead of the 2014/15 season.

McCarthy represented Ireland at under-18 level in 2013, and Ireland under-20s in 2014, winning 18 caps and captaining the side in 2015.

He got promoted to the senior squad ahead of the 2017/18 season, and featured for the team in the semi-final and final during their 2017/18 Pro14 season.

He joined Munster on a two-year contract after the completion of the 2018/19 season, and made his debut for the province in their opening 2019/20 Pro14 game against Welsh side Dragons in 2019.

McCarthy made 8 appearances for Munster by June 2020/


Scrum Half
St Michael's College logo St Michael's College
Scrum Half
munster Munster Rugby
Scrum Half
2019 - present
ireland Ireland U20's
Scrum Half
2014 - 2015
leinster Leinster Rugby
Scrum Half
2015 - 2019