Bryan Byrne rugby player
Bryan Byrne rugby player

Bryan Byrne

9th Sep 1993 1.78m/104kg Hooker

Carlow hooker Bryan attended Clongowes Wood College winning a Senior Cup during his time at the school.

Bryan plays as a hooker and has represented Ireland U18, U19 and at U20 level. He is a strong runner and reliable at set pieces.

He won the AIL with Clontarf in the 2013/2014 season and made his debut for Leinster in 2014.

April 2015 saw him being awarded a senior contract with Leinster following completion of his time in the academy, having previously played with the Leinster senior team in September 2014.

In April 2017, Leinster Rugby confirmed Byrne had signed a new contract with the province for 2017/18 and beyond.

February 2020 saw the hooker join Premiership club Bristol Bears on loan for the remainder of the season before signing a permanent deal with the club in July.

He played 47 times for Leinster. Having become a permanent member of the squad, Byrne enjoyed a strong start to the 2020/21 season scoring seven tries.

In March 2021, Bryan Byrne extended his contract at Bristol Bears.

JW March 2021


newcastle-falcons Newcastle Falcons
2023 - present
leinster (1) Leinster Rugby
2014 - 2020
image (13) Bristol Bears
2020 - 2023
Clongowes-Logo Clongowes Wood College
image (2) Clontarf FC