Buckley made 12 starts for Ireland U20 before completing three years in the Munster Academy, where he was named Academy Player of the Year 2014, and eventually secured a senior contract.
In May 2016, the Irish-born Buckley joined Nottingham Rugby at the end of the 2015/16 season.
After eight appearances for Nottingham, Buckley signed a deal with Nottingham.
(LS April 10, 2019)
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