Andrew Trimble rugby player
Andrew Trimble rugby player

Andrew Trimble

20th Oct 1984 1.83m/98kg Right Wing

Trimble studies theology at college and he has lots of God given talent on the pitch. Trimble made his Ulster debut in 2005 and is known as a physical winger who hits fantastic lines.

He made his Irish debut in 2005, replacing Brian O’Driscoll in the centre and his performance was such that he started the next game, against Romania scoring twice.

Trimble has been an ever present for Ulster since making his debut and, when fit, is invariably one of Ireland’s first choice wingers. He was also part of the Irish squad who won the 2009 Grand Slam. He has also appeared in two World Cups in 2007 and 2011. In 2013/14 Andrew has a stand out season for both Ireland and Ulster.

He started all of Ireland’s 6 Nations games, scoring three tries along the way as Joe Schmidt’s side claimed the Championship for the first time since 2009 andwas named IRUPA Players’ Player of the Year, Bank of Ireland Ulster Player of the Year Award, Ulster Rugby Writers Player of the Year and Ulster Rugby Supporters Club (URSC) Player of the Year. in 2015, Trimble was left out of the Ireland squad for the 2015 World Cup.

In Aug 2016, Trimble was named Ulster captain alongside teammate, Rob Herring for the 2016/17 season.

Trimble has been an ever present figure in Joe Schmidt's match day squads. The Ulster wing has 70 Ireland caps to his name and to played a prominent role in Ireland's 6 Nations campaign.

In May 2018, after a 13-year career, Trimble announced that he will be retiring from rugby at the end of the 2017-18 campaign.

He made his debut for Ulster and Ireland in 2005, going on to make 230 appearances for his province and 70 caps for Ireland, scoring 13 tries.


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2013 - 2013
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2005 - 2017
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2005 - 2018