12 Facts About Tadhg Furlong


Tadhg Furlong was born on 14 November 1992 and is an Irish rugby union player for Leinster in the Pro14 and European Rugby Champions Cup.

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Tadhg Furlong is an elite scrummager who possesses good ball handling and running skills, and is considered one of the best front row forwards in world rugby.

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Tadhg Furlong comes from a farming family in the parish of Horeswood in County Wexford.

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Tadhg Furlong started his rugby playing underage at New Ross RFC in County Wexford.

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Tadhg Furlong played Gaelic football and Hurling for Horeswood for which he was coached by Jimmy Tadhg Furlong.

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Tadhg Furlong made his senior debut for Leinster Rugby in November 2013 as a replacement against the Dragons.

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In 2021 Tadhg Furlong was selected to World Rugby's Dream Team of the Year.

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Tadhg Furlong made his Ireland senior debut on 29 August 2015 against Wales in a warm-up game for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

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Tadhg Furlong was named in the Ireland squad for the World Cup on 1 September 2015.

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In November 2016, Tadhg Furlong started for Ireland in the Autumn Internationals, including the historical victory over New Zealand on 15 November 2016.

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Tadhg Furlong played for Ireland in the 2017 Six Nations Championship.

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Tadhg Furlong started all three test matches in the drawn series.

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